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From: "Kim" <>
Subject: [CARPENTER] obit from my local paper
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 13:12:42 -0800


CARPENTER, Elizabeth "Jane" A. Tewksbury, 73, formerly of Longmont, currently of Estes Park, Colo., passed away Sunday, March 17, 2002, at Longmont United Hospital. Memorial service 3 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Peter Vanderveen officiating. Second memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Community Church of the Rockies in Estes Park, the Rev. Arthur Bell and the Rev. Peter Vanderveen officiating. Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Pikeville College in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.

Feb. 4, 1929 - March 17, 2002


Elizabeth "Jane" A. Tewksbury Carpenter of Estes Park died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at Longmont United Hospital. She was 73.


She was born Feb. 4, 1929, to Herbert P. and Elizabeth E. "Bessie" (Henderson) Tewksbury in Denver.


She grew up in Denver and graduated from North High School. She earned a degree from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley and a master's degree from Teachers College of Columbia University, New York City.


She was married to Harold Alexander. He preceded her in death. On March 28, 1980, she married James Carpenter in Allenspark.

Mrs. Carpenter was a teacher for many years. She most recently taught at Pikeville College in Pikeville, Ky.


She lived in Denver, Longmont, Allenspark, Estes Park and Pikeville, returning to Estes Park in 1998 after retiring.


She was a member of the Community Church of the Rockies, PEO in Longmont and Estes Park, Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and Columbine Chapter 11 Order of Eastern Star.


Mrs. Carpenter is survived by her husband of Estes Park; a sister-in-law, Jean Kennedy and her husband Gail of Erie; two stepdaughters, Beth Martinez and husband Alex and Jennifer Ferguson and husband Tony; two granddaughters, Anna Martinez and Kennedie Ferguson, all of Georgia; her mother-in-law, Anna Carpenter of Boulder; a half-brother, Herbert G. Tewksbury and wife Elsie of Bremerton, Wash.; a niece, Beth Ann Sampson and husband Larry of Bremerton; three grand-nephews; the family of her first husband; and many friends.


A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Peter Vanderveen officiating.

A second memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the Community Church of the Rockies, with the Revs. Arthur Bell and Peter Vanderveen officiating. Cremation has been held at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pikeville College in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.




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