Elizabeth (Betty) Kimminau (March 16, 1931 — June 29, 2016) | PostIndependent.com

Elizabeth (Betty) Kimminau (March 16, 1931 — June 29, 2016)

Elizabeth (Betty) Kimminau, 85, of Glenwood Springs passed away on June 29, 2016, at her home with her husband by her side. Betty was born on March 16, 1931, in Glenwood Springs to Raymond and Mary (Downing) Blue. After retiring as the Clerk of the Garfield County Combined Courts in 1990, she assumed the new and endearing name of “Grandma” to not only her own grandchildren, but to the more than thirty other children she loved through the daycare service that she provided for the next twenty years. She was a dedicated member of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church and of the Catholic Daughters.

She is survived by her husband Victor of Glenwood, son William (Sheila) Kimminau of Glenwood, daughter Loretta (Gary) Landmark of Colorado Springs, daughter Patricia (John) Bohman of Glenwood, six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant brother, a grandchild, and her sister, Jeanette Friedman.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Betty’s name to St. Stephen’s Catholic School.

Cremation has taken place, and a Rosary will be held on Tuesday, July 5th, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, immediately followed by a Mass of the Christian Burial.

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