Elizabeth “Betty” Hurd

Elizabeth “Betty” Hurd, 94, Berthoud, CO, died on Aug. 2, 2012. She was born on May 20, 1918 in Topeka, to Harry E. and Jessie R. Smith. She was married to Robert R. Hurd on May 11, 1935. Betty retired after 35 years of service at Hercules in August 1980.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert; sisters Hazel and Dorothy; brothers Bob, Harry, and Paul.
Betty is survived by her daughter Roberta Ewing, Berthoud, CO; sons Harry and wife Linda, Richardson, TX, Bruce and wife Donna, Ottawa, and Timothy, Lawrence; 7 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Betty loved her rose garden, football, and the Rocky Mountains, but her greatest passion was for her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.
Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 1, at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church of Lawrence, 1011 Vt.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Trinity Episcopal Church. Friends will be received in the parish hall following the service.
Condolences may be offered at www.viegutfuneralhome.com.
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