May 5, 1947 ~ April 26, 2018
Born in: Pennsylvania,
Resided in: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Betty J. Cohen, 70, passed away April 26, 2018. Survived by loving friend and partner, Jack Rademacher; cousins, David and Jill Mittleman, Ann Yahr and Dave Hirsch and families; and special friends, Hays Alexander, Barbara Midyett and Kathleen Pusatory. Preceded in death by parents; aunt, Esther (Max) Berman; and cousin, Marjorie (Irwin) Mittleman. Betty was born to Julius (Jookie) and Paula Cohen on May 5, 1947 in Pennsylvania. She held a Masters in Counseling from Creighton University and worked at Wasson High School and Mitchell High School and started the District #11 Drop/Out Program. Betty's unwavering love for animals was a huge part of her life. She is with her Bogey, Benji and Peanuts watching hummingbirds from their porch. If you get a note from Betty, don't be surprised, as she asked to be buried with a notebook and pen. Funeral service, noon Sunday, April 29, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment, B'Nai Jacob Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Humane Society of Pikes Peak, 610 Abbot Lane, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 or Pueblo Humane Society, PO Box 2366, Pueblo, CO 81004. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com
Just watched the beautiful service with the many blessings and tributes for Betty. I loved the opportunities to engage with her whenever our work paths crossed. She was truly a free spirit, her own woman and I learned something new about life and how to live it every single time I was around her. She will truly be missed.