JUDITH MAE (HOEFLER ) BETTENCOURT
September 11, 2019
Born June 8,1939 in Batavia Illinois-
Her and her family moved to Los Gatos California in the 40's. Judy went to University Avenue Elementary School, graduating in 1953 and then went on to Los Gatos High where she graduated in 1957. After graduating from high School, she spent some time back home in Illinois, moved back to Los Gatos in 1958, married in 1959 and started a family. She is survived by her children Victoria Carnahan, Peter and Scott Hoefler, (7) Grandchildren and (5) Great grandchildren.
Judy started her career in the banking industry in the 1960's in Los Gatos California, where she was a well known and respected pillar in her community for the customers she served for over 40 years.
She moved to Colorado Springs in 1995, where her and her husband (Joe) built their dream home on 5 acres in the beautiful Black Forest area.
Judy was a very artistic woman as she was a seamstress, a quilter, a painter and an outdoor enthusiast, but her favorite pass time was reading. She also enjoyed many road trips, fishing, hunting and camping excursions. She loved her family, grandchildren and her life long friends. Judy was a warm, kind hearted woman a devoted Christian with twinkles in her eyes, a terrific smile and a infectious laugh. She was loved by her family, friends and the community that she supported.
She will be forever missed, but never forgotten.
Published in The Gazette on Nov. 17, 2019.