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Betty J Madsen
(April 12, 1926 - June 3, 2014)

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Betty J. Madsen, 88, passed away June 3, 2014. She was born April 12, 1926 to Elmer and Alma (Delong) Kauffman in Oak Creek, Colorado. Betty was a cadet Naval Nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital in Denver having finished her training just prior to the end of World War II. She married Gerald Madsen in 1947 and to their union was born three children. Betty loved animals, played the piano, was a wonder water color artist and was an extraordinary gardener. Betty leaves to cherish her memory three children; Gerrilynn (Thomas) Selhime, Diane Madsen, PhD., and Robert Madsen ; grandchildren, Samuel, Shannon, Matthew, Micah and Benjamin and many great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her parents, husband, brother Elmer “Bud” Kauffman and granddaughter Sarah. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. , at Bridge To Life Assembly, 222 N. Orchard Ave., Canon City. Online condolences at harwoodfunerals.com

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