"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Upated June 7, 2023

Emery Booth

1940--April 7, 2022

On the morning of April 7, 2022, Emery Jay Booth of Denver, died at the age of 81 due to natural causes.

In 1940, Emery was born to Shorty and Anna Booth in Crawford, Nebraska.

Emery was a master autobody repair technician, working in the field for 46 years. He was a 1961 graduate of the Nebraska School for the Deaf (1963), where he was active in the Boy Scouts and achieved the coveted rank of Eagle Scout in 1956.

Emery enjoyed playing poker and spending time at the Silent Athletic Club aka the Denver Metro Association of the Deaf.

His friends and family will always remember his smile, mischievous side, and love for delving into family history.

What do you remember about Emery?  Family events, parties, darts, poker, the gray van, hunting, fishing, motorcycles, horses, go-karts, camping, bowling, working on cars, etc .…

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Emery is survived by his, daughters, Tina (Mike) Cohenour, Rosa (Michael) Mitchke, long-time companion Karen Anderson, her sons, Keith (Jessica) Anderson, Kevin(AnnAnderson,numerous grandchildren, and great-grandchildren as well as his former wife Louise Bodnar, brother, David Booth, and sisters Rosalie Kelly, Shirley Slate, and Ruby Robbins, many extended family members, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents andhis sisters Janice Hansen, and Caroline Booth.

A Memorial Service will be held on:

April 30, 2022 at 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The Porch Church,19401 E. Chenango Drive, Centennial, CO