Betty J. Losh |

Betty J. Losh

Betty J. Losh of Craig, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, in Craig. She was 73.

A memorial service was held Friday, Jan. 23, at the Denver Seventh Day Adventist Church in Lakewood.

She was born March 14, 1930, in Crawford, Neb., to Arthur G. and Grace (Nichols) Oetken. She spent her childhood in Crawford and Fort Robinson, Neb., Cheyenne, Wyo., and Denver.

She married Alva D. Losh on June 5, 1961, in Elko, Nev. They lived in Englewood for many years, and then in Battlement Mesa for 16 years. Mrs. Losh moved to Craig a year and a half ago.

She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, sewing and quilting, and in recent years she took up painting.

She was preceded in death by her parents; by her husband; and by a son-in-law, James Reynolds.

Mrs. Losh is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, David and Jan Losh of Dillon; by daughters and sons-in-law Cheryl and Richard Bush of Craig, Wendy and Wayne Moore of Lyons, Beverly and Brent Angelo of Shrewsbury, Mass., Cathy Reynolds of Lakewood, and Tracie and Joe Cardin of Englewood; by 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; by sisters Evelyn Furman of Helena, Mont., and Iva Sperl of St. Augustine, Fla.; and by brothers Dale Oetken of Arvada and Wayne Oetken of Englewood.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, Northwest Colorado VNA and Hospice, or the charity of your choice, all in care of Grant Mortuary, 621 Yampa Ave., Craig, CO 81625.

Grant Mortuary of Craig is in charge of arrangements.

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