Betty L. Johnston, age 78 years, passed away on July 23, 2020. She was a resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado for 54 years and was formerly a resident of Pueblo, Colorado. She retired from the City of Colorado Springs Housing Authority and worked as a tax counselor for many years.

Betty L. Johnston was born in Pueblo, Colorado on May 17, 1942 to Lee and Mary Medina. On February 12, 1961, she married Jack Sigler.

Betty was an accomplished bowler and was awarded several trophies. She enjoyed cooking, board games and gardening. She had a special appreciation for Colorado’s great outdoors and loved camping and fishing with family. She was a member of Divine Redeemer Church Parish and graduated from East High School in Pueblo, Colorado in 1960.

She will be dearly missed by her loving and adoring family; spouse; Grant Archibald and her children; Cynthia L. Messenger and Cathleen L. De Isla, her siblings; Evelyn Archuleta, William Medina and Daniel (Frances) Medina, her grandchildren; Moranda Rozzell, William Messenger and Nicole De Isla, her great-grandchildren; Kobey Messenger, Zane Stowe, Ethan Rozzell, Alicia Cordova, Isabella Messenger, Angelina Messenger, Olivia Messenger and Anthony Castillo. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Mary Medina.

A Catholic rosary will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. immediately followed by a Catholic memorial service on August 3, 2020 at Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910. Inurnment will be at Shrine of Remembrance, Song of Mary Columbarium directly after the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in honor of Betty, to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd., Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80906.

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  1. I was very sorry to hear of Betty’s passing.I really enjoyed her a lot. We had a lot of fun times together and I will truly miss her. I wish we could of attended the service but my husband isn’t doing well so it just isn’t possible.
    Sincerely, LeRoy & Karon Spears

  2. My beautiful grandmother I will always ❤️ love and miss u ,thank u for bringing the family together again you have always been unselfish and caring .I’m sorry for anything or any pain I have caused you, I would never hurt u on purpose. You will be missed by many Love u with all my heart grandma….,
    Love your granddaughter ❤️ Mando.

  3. My deepest condolences to the family. I worked with Betty at the Housing Authority and I enjoyed her so much she always decorated the office for the holidays and put on the potlucks and was so friendly at the front desk with all of the clients. She did our taxes for us for many years and we intern helped her and Grant with their yardwork when they needed help. We were so sad to hear of her passing and just want the family to know that she will be truly missed. I can still see her wonderful smile in my mind and hear her awesome laugh too. We are truly grateful to have known her and will cherish the memories that we have of her always, may she Rest In Peace.

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