Betty Kortz…October 26, 1924 – August 16, 2015

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Graveside services for Betty Kortz will be held at 11am on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado.

Betty L. (Tacha) Kortz was born October 26, 1924, to George and Essie (Denny) Tacha in Jennings, Kansas. She passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015 at her sister’s home in Meade, Kansas at the age of 90.

Betty married Harold Kortz of Ingalls, Kansas on September 17, 1946, in Meade, Kansas. To this union two children were born. Betty enjoyed sewing, embroidering, collecting knickknack chickens, watching sports, and going to town.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harold Kortz; daughter, Linda Collins; several brothers and sisters; and parents, George and Essie Tacha.

Betty is survived by her son, Dale Kortz and wife, Catherine “Katie” of Bayfield, CO; six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Catherine Hospice of Garden City, KS , Arkansas Valley Hospice of La Junta, CO or the Meade District Hospital of Meade, KS in care of Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431, Las Animas, CO 81054.

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