Couden, 87, of Dousman, passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010.
Bette was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church of Ottawa. She
was a graduate of Stephens College and Northwestern University and worked
as an elementary school teacher. Her kindness, warm smile and genuine love
for others will be missed by all who knew her.
Bette is survived by her children, James (Nancy) Couden, John (Amanda)
Couden and Candice Couden; grandchildren, Elizabeth Couden, Charles Couden,
Joshua Couden, Connie Couden, Robert Couden and Shelby Romero;
great-grandchildren, Ashley, Nicholas, Emily and Michael Romero and Jimmy
Couden; along with other relatives and friends.
Bette was preceded in death by her husband, Earle P. Couden, and her
parents, Charles and Elizabeth Wantz.
The family would like to express a sincere thank you for the kind and
compassionate care given to Bette at Riverside Lodge in Dousman and Golden
Living Center and Aseracare Hospice in Watertown.
Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service
Saturday, Oct. 2, at First Presbyterian Church of Ottawa, S37-W35415
Highway D, Dousman, WI 53118. Private burial will be held for the family.
Memorials are suggested to American Diabetes Association or American
Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call
567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.