Betty Lou Simon


Betty Lou Simon, 90, of Riverside, died on Friday, November 17, 2017, at Pioneer Park in Lone Tree.

Funeral Mass was Monday, November 20 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Riverside. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to St. Mary's Catholic Church in memory of Betty. Online condolences may be left for the family at The Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is caring for Betty's arrangements and family.

Betty Lou Gerot was born July 27, 1927, in Riverside, Iowa the daughter of George and Margaret (Lemley) Gerot. On September 9, 1950, Betty was united in marriage to Vince F. Simon in Riverside. Betty was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and along with her husband, spent most of her life farming.

Betty will be missed by her two daughters, Susan (David) Murphy of Washington and Nancy (Dean) Love of Riverside; four grandchildren, Greg (Tina) Murphy, Christine (Brent) Jehle, Ryan Love and Tiffany (Jason) Eden; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Faith (Gene) Kupka of Phoenix, Ariz.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vince on January 25, 2001; one daughter, Linda Simon; one sister; and five brothers.

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