Betty Adolf

Obituary of Betty J. Adolf

This is the day that Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it. Ps.118:24 Alas I rejoice for this is the day the Lord took me home. Betty Jean Adolf was born on April 13, 1930 to Rudolph James and Emma Marie (Hunzeker) Flider in Nebraska. She was one of four children born to this union. Betty graduated from Loveland High School in 1948. After high school she attended cosmetology school and got her cosmetology license. She was the family’s local hair saloon for many years. On April 2, 1950 Betty married the love of her life Carl William Adolf. They were blessed with four children; Arlinda, Sue, Doyle and Kathy. They were married for 59 years and 11 months until Carl’s passing on March 2, 2010. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, north of Bethune for 50 years before becoming a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Burlington, Colorado. Betty was known to her family as a Prayer Warrior as for she was always praying for someone. Her hobbies including oil paintings (with such skill and talent that her paintings came to life), making crafts of which she made several hundreds of them for the Bethune Carnival for many years, cooking, and baking. She loved to bake cookies of all flavors and send them home with her family. Her most precious times were spent with her family. She was a life partner to her Lord, husband and family. Betty passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Bethune, Colorado surrounded by her family. She was 90 years old. She is preceded in death by her parents Rudolph and Emma Adolf, her beloved husband Carl, her sister Lillian, her brother Edward and an infant brother Ladis. Those left to cherish her memories are her four children; Arlinda Wardlow of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Karen Sue Holmes of Woodbridge, Virginia, Doyle (Jana) Adolf of Bethune, Colorado and Kathy (Steve) Webb of Bethune, Colorado. Also surviving Betty are her thirteen grandchildren, thirty-five great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorials may be to First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Betty's name and may be left at or sent to the Bank of Burlington, PO Box 427, Burlington, Colorado 80807. A private family graveside service for Betty was held at the Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery north of Bethune, Colorado on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11:00 am.
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