Elizabeth "LIZ" Koppenhaver
Nov. 25, 1922 - Feb. 22, 2014
Resident of Castro Valley
Married for 43 years to Samuel Koppenhaver (dec. 1986), Liz is survived by her Sister, Veronica Conant, daughter Lisanne 'Liz" Koppenhaver, Daughter In Law, Karin Ast, Nephew, Jim Shedel, his wife, Marilu Wood, and great nephew Jamie Shedel, as well as extended family and numerous friends. She will be truly missed.
A graduate of Castlemont High School, Liz devoted her life to being active in many clubs. Among them were Beta Sigma Phi, CFWC Glenview Women's Club, CFWC Past Presidents, CFWC Alta Mira Club, CFWC Montclair Women's Club, Senior Moments, First Presbyterian Church, and Young At Heart. She also served as President, Vice President and Secretary of her HOA Condominium Association. where she lived for 35 years.
Liz worked as an Executive Secretary for ChrisCraft Industries and Mervyns, to name a few. Upon her retirement, Mervin Morris, President of Mervyn's appointed her as a 'Loaned Executive' to United Way.
Liz passed away peacefully on Feb. 22, at the age of 91, surrounded by her family.
A Celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, March 11 at First Presbyterian Church, 180 Estudillo Ave., in San Leandro, Ca. beginning with a viewing at 10 a.m., followed by a Memorial Service at 11a.m. A gathering of family and friends will occur in the Fellowship Hall at the Church. All our Welcome.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the American Diabetes Foundation, 492 9th Street, Suite 300, Oakland, CA 94607, or Dusty Paws Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 2794, Castro Valley, CA 94546.