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, age 86, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died May 18, 2007, at her home, with her family by her side.

She was born on Nov. 3, 1920, in Denver, Colo., to Charles and Katherina Harpel. She was raised in Denver, Colo., and attended the Anunciation Catholic School. As a child, she was a member of the Denver Post Just Kids Band.

On Oct. 20, 1941, she married Carl Moritzen. They moved to Aurora, Colo., in 1945. Carl and Elisabeth settled on a 640-acre farm in Aurora, where they raised two children, Cindy and Carol. Elizabeth was a homemaker, mother and rancher’s wife.

In 1968, Carl and Elisabeth moved to a farm near LaSalle, Colo., and remained there until 1994, when they moved to Scottsdale to be closer to their daughter, Cindy.

Carl and Elisabeth were members of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Poudre Valley and Brighton, Colo., chapters. They were also members of the Railroad Club of Denver, Colo.

Elisabeth enjoyed playing the organ and accordion.

She is survived by her husband Carl of Scottsdale; her two daughters, Cindy Smith of Scottsdale, and Carol Rice of San Jose, Calif.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Elisabeth was preceded in death by her sister Elsie Wheeler, and John Harpel.

Memorial contributions may be made in Elisabeth’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, Ariz., 85014.

, age 86, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died May 18, 2007, at her home, with her family by her side.

She was born on Nov. 3, 1920, in Denver, Colo., to Charles and Katherina Harpel. She was raised in Denver, Colo., and attended the Anunciation Catholic School. As a child, she was a member of the Denver Post Just Kids Band.

On Oct. 20, 1941, she married Carl Moritzen. They moved to Aurora, Colo., in 1945. Carl and Elisabeth settled on a 640-acre farm in Aurora, where they raised two children, Cindy and Carol. Elizabeth was a homemaker, mother and rancher’s wife.

In 1968, Carl and Elisabeth moved to a farm near LaSalle, Colo., and remained there until 1994, when they moved to Scottsdale to be closer to their daughter, Cindy.

Carl and Elisabeth were members of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Poudre Valley and Brighton, Colo., chapters. They were also members of the Railroad Club of Denver, Colo.

Elisabeth enjoyed playing the organ and accordion.

She is survived by her husband Carl of Scottsdale; her two daughters, Cindy Smith of Scottsdale, and Carol Rice of San Jose, Calif.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Elisabeth was preceded in death by her sister Elsie Wheeler, and John Harpel.

Memorial contributions may be made in Elisabeth’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, Ariz., 85014.

, age 86, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died May 18, 2007, at her home, with her family by her side.

She was born on Nov. 3, 1920, in Denver, Colo., to Charles and Katherina Harpel. She was raised in Denver, Colo., and attended the Anunciation Catholic School. As a child, she was a member of the Denver Post Just Kids Band.

On Oct. 20, 1941, she married Carl Moritzen. They moved to Aurora, Colo., in 1945. Carl and Elisabeth settled on a 640-acre farm in Aurora, where they raised two children, Cindy and Carol. Elizabeth was a homemaker, mother and rancher’s wife.

In 1968, Carl and Elisabeth moved to a farm near LaSalle, Colo., and remained there until 1994, when they moved to Scottsdale to be closer to their daughter, Cindy.

Carl and Elisabeth were members of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Poudre Valley and Brighton, Colo., chapters. They were also members of the Railroad Club of Denver, Colo.

Elisabeth enjoyed playing the organ and accordion.

She is survived by her husband Carl of Scottsdale; her two daughters, Cindy Smith of Scottsdale, and Carol Rice of San Jose, Calif.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Elisabeth was preceded in death by her sister Elsie Wheeler, and John Harpel.

Memorial contributions may be made in Elisabeth’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, Ariz., 85014.

, age 86, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died May 18, 2007, at her home, with her family by her side.

She was born on Nov. 3, 1920, in Denver, Colo., to Charles and Katherina Harpel. She was raised in Denver, Colo., and attended the Anunciation Catholic School. As a child, she was a member of the Denver Post Just Kids Band.

On Oct. 20, 1941, she married Carl Moritzen. They moved to Aurora, Colo., in 1945. Carl and Elisabeth settled on a 640-acre farm in Aurora, where they raised two children, Cindy and Carol. Elizabeth was a homemaker, mother and rancher’s wife.

In 1968, Carl and Elisabeth moved to a farm near LaSalle, Colo., and remained there until 1994, when they moved to Scottsdale to be closer to their daughter, Cindy.

Carl and Elisabeth were members of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Poudre Valley and Brighton, Colo., chapters. They were also members of the Railroad Club of Denver, Colo.

Elisabeth enjoyed playing the organ and accordion.

She is survived by her husband Carl of Scottsdale; her two daughters, Cindy Smith of Scottsdale, and Carol Rice of San Jose, Calif.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Elisabeth was preceded in death by her sister Elsie Wheeler, and John Harpel.

Memorial contributions may be made in Elisabeth’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, Ariz., 85014.

, age 86, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died May 18, 2007, at her home, with her family by her side.

She was born on Nov. 3, 1920, in Denver, Colo., to Charles and Katherina Harpel. She was raised in Denver, Colo., and attended the Anunciation Catholic School. As a child, she was a member of the Denver Post Just Kids Band.

On Oct. 20, 1941, she married Carl Moritzen. They moved to Aurora, Colo., in 1945. Carl and Elisabeth settled on a 640-acre farm in Aurora, where they raised two children, Cindy and Carol. Elizabeth was a homemaker, mother and rancher’s wife.

In 1968, Carl and Elisabeth moved to a farm near LaSalle, Colo., and remained there until 1994, when they moved to Scottsdale to be closer to their daughter, Cindy.

Carl and Elisabeth were members of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Poudre Valley and Brighton, Colo., chapters. They were also members of the Railroad Club of Denver, Colo.

Elisabeth enjoyed playing the organ and accordion.

She is survived by her husband Carl of Scottsdale; her two daughters, Cindy Smith of Scottsdale, and Carol Rice of San Jose, Calif.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Elisabeth was preceded in death by her sister Elsie Wheeler, and John Harpel.

Memorial contributions may be made in Elisabeth’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, Ariz., 85014.

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