Betty L. Henry: 1930-2004 |

Betty L. Henry: 1930-2004

Betty L. Henry died Nov. 27, 2004. She was 74.

She was born March 4, 1930, to Alex and Hilda Schmidt in LaCross, Kan., the eldest of four children.

Betty married Ralph Henry June 18, 1944, in Syracuse. She enjoyed the companionship of her husband Ralph for 60 years.

Their life together found them living in different areas of Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, finally settling in Craig in 1978.

Betty loved her family and was dedicated to them. She enjoyed homemaking, gardening, hunting, fishing and the outdoors.

Betty is survived by her husband, Ralph; mother, Hilda Schmidt, of Craig; brother, Delbert (Georgia) Schmidt, of Maybell; daughter, Tana Cook, of Craig; son, Lyle (Gail) Henry, of Craig; daughter, Dayna (Gary) Jewell, of Pima, Ariz.; grandchildren Dallas Cook and Angel Weber of Craig, Anessa and Kent Kopsa of Craig, Dashane Vanegas of Pima, Patrick and Chanin Jewell of Colorado Springs, Sean and Brigette Jewell of Seattle, Heath and Deidre Jewell of Fruita, and Levi Henry of Craig; great-grandchildren Alexandro and Kyanna Vanegas, Jayce and Lily Jewell, Liam Jewell, Kenlie Jewell, Meredith and Kendra Kopsa; and many other extended family members.

Donations to the American Cancer Society in Betty’s honor are requested in place of flowers. No memorial services will be held in accordance with Betty’s wishes.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Craig and Moffat County make the Craig Press’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User


Craig council continues sidewalk talk

Craig’s city council continued its ongoing discussion Tuesday about the city’s walkability, prompting city leaders to look into potential funding solutions and plans.

See more