Obituary

Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty) Jane Cummins
December 23, 1935 - January 5, 2013

Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty)     Jane Cummins

Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty) Jane Cummins
Dec 23, 1935 - Jan 5, 2013

Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty)     Jane Cummins

Elizabeth"Betty" J. Cummins, 77, of Horseshoe Bend, AR, formerly of Lehigh, IA, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2013, at her daughter's home in Fort Dodge surrounded by her family after a short, courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at 10:00 AM in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 AM at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating the Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be at West Lawn Cemetery, Lehigh. Visitation begins at 4:00 PM with a Vigil Service at 7:45 PM, followed by a time to share on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the funeral home. A Memorial Service will be held in Horseshoe Bend at a later date.
Elizabeth Jane Lennon was born December 23, 1935, in Fort Dodge, the daughter of Michael and Marie (Hollister) Lennon - and grew up on the family farm in Clare, IA. In 1954, she graduated from St. Mathews High School in Clare. Following graduation, she moved to Fort Dodge, where she met the love of her life - Harold Cummins - at a dance at the Laramar Ballroom. They were united in marriage on June 9, 1956, and moved to Lehigh in 1959.
Along with raising seven children, Betty worked as a telephone operator, hospital switchboard operator, field crew leader, Avon Representative, Globe Union Employee, and Midwest Truck Trader Employee. She found her niche as an award winning Realtor for Iowa Realty in Ft. Dodge. In 2004, she moved to Horseshoe Bend, AR, with Harold, where she worked as a Realtor for Scenic Realty. Her career was important and the word"retirement" had not entered her vocabulary.
Betty led a very active social life and was blessed with many wonderful friends. She loved gliding across the dance floor with Harold and spending time with her growing family. Betty was competitive and enjoyed golfing, playing Bunko with the "Bunko Babes" in Horseshoe Bend, pitching horseshoes, and cards - especially 500. She also enjoyed line dancing, traveling, watching "The Good Wife" on TV, and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes. Betty was a devout Catholic and a member of the St. Mary of the Mount Church in Horseshoe Bend. She was also a member of the Turkey Mountain Golf Course, The Loft, and the Realtors Association.
Betty is survived by her husband of 56 years: Harold; 7 children: Rebecca (Misha Neininger) Cummins of Seattle, WA, Ronald (Michelle) Cummins of Harcourt, IA, Brenda Dahlstrom of Dayton, IA, Rodney Cummins of Lehigh, Deborah (James) Casey of Rockwell City, IA, Deanne Cummins of Fort Dodge and Russell (Wendy) Cummins of Seattle; 16 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 3 sisters: Veronica Hinds of Fort Dodge, Catherine (Don) Schadegg of Pleasant Hill, CA, and Patricia Mikelson of Fort Dodge; 2 sisters-in-law: Vicki (Don) Rockafellow of Fort Dodge and Connie Slawson of Lehigh, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Harold's parents: Ivyl and Goldie Cummins; 5 brothers: Richard, John, William, James and Michael Lennon; 1 sister: Mary Margaret Lennon; 2 brothers-in-law: Lovell Cummins (Darlene) and Wilber Cummins; and 1 sister-in-law: Virginia Post (Bob).
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family or Trinity Hospice.
The family would like to thank her friends and family, including "Betty's Backers",for their prayers, comforting words and loving support. We would also like to thank the staff and volunteers at Trinity Regional Medical Center and Trinity Hospice.
She will be deeply missed and will remain forever in our hearts.

 
 

nessa on Apr 12, 2015

I would like to express my sincere condolences to the loss of your loved one.In the scriptures Job 14:14,15 and John 5:28, God promises that he will resurrect our loved ones in the near future .I hope that Jehovah , the God of comfort grant you peace. If you have any questions visit www

Videos

Photos

Add a photo

The services for Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty) have not yet been added. Please sign up below to be notified when the services are ready.

Get Notified When a Service is Added

Have a floral question? Call +1 888-640-1035

Healing Registry Unavailable at the Moment!

Loading...

Product Name

Description

$0

-
+

Your Shopping Cart is Empty

Jane Doe ×

What's your email address?

What Would You Like Written on the Card?

Choose a Delivery Date

* Note: Flower deliveries are limited to the highlighted delivery dates. Sunday deliveries are not available for flowers. We will try and accommodate early morning deliveries for the next business day but early morning delivery cannot be guaranteed if the order was placed late in the day.

Where Would You Like To Deliver To

 
 

No obituaries found

Product Details

Loading...

Product Name

Description

$0

Check-in to Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty) 's service!
Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty)     Jane Cummins

Sign in to add your memory

Login with Facebook

We will never post without permission

Just for verification: we never spam!

Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty)     Jane Cummins

Share Photo/Memorial Tributes

Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty)     Jane Cummins

Add to Your Calendar

Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty)     Jane Cummins

Obit Checkin

Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty)     Jane Cummins

Obituary Notifications

Grief Support

Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty)     Jane Cummins

Get Updates - tribute notifications

Thank you for sharing your memory of Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty)

Help show your support by providing a gift of flowers and spreading the word.

Gift of Flowers

Offer comfort and support to the family with beautiful flowers and spreads

Send Flowers Browse Flowers

Spread the Word

Help friends and acquaintances of Elizabeth(a.k.a. Betty) leave memories by sharing to Facebook

Share to Facebook Share on Facebook