Betty Cordt went to be with her Lord and Savior and claim her baptismal promise of eternal life on March 6, 2020.
She was born at home in Farragut, Iowa on Dec. 20, 1935 to Ralph and Juanita (Keep) Booker. At age 13 Betty was baptized at the Church of Christ in Shenandoah, Iowa during a revival meeting.
She moved to Leavenworth, Kansas in 1953 and graduated from Leavenworth High School in 1954. In Leavenworth she met Walter Cordt and they were married on April 30, 1955 at St Paul Lutheran Church, Leavenworth, where she had been confirmed.
The couple has resided in Leavenworth throughout their marriage. Two sons, Rodney Jay and Charles Eugene were born at Cushing Hospital to the couple in 1956 and 1959. Betty worked for the Leavenworth Public Schools from 1970-1978 and then as a Realtor until her retirement in 2007.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Walter Cordt. She is also survived by her sons, Rodney (Victoria) Cordt and Charles Cordt, and grandchildren, Christopher (Jessica) Cordt, Nicholas (Tonya) Cordt, Jonathan (Vanessa) Cordt, Kenzie (Dane) Olejnik, nine great-grandchildren and sibling, Leo Booker.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Junita Booker, sisters, Beverly (Booker) Mount, Dolores (Booker) Nelson and great-granddaughter, Madison Cordt.
Betty requested that memorials be given in lieu flowers to Trinity Lutheran Church, Leavenworth, Kansas where she was an active member.
Visitation will be held at Davis Funeral Chapel Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Condolences may be left on Betty’s online guestbook at www.davisfuneralchapelinc.com. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Chapel.