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Elizabeth Ann Higley

1922 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Elizabeth Ann Higley Obituary
Elizabeth Ann Higley

Elizabeth Ann Higley died at home on August 7th surrounded by her six children. Betty was born in Pipestone, Minnesota on May 31, 1922. She was the second child born to Charles and Adele Bailey. After graduating from high school she went to Abbott Hospital Nursing School in Minneapolis. Upon receiving her RN, she served in the US Army at the end of World War II. After leaving the army she moved to California where she met her future husband, Edward Higley. They were married in 1949, moved to Torrance in 1953, and there raised their six children. As well as being a devoted wife and mother, Betty worked as a nurse for forty years at Daniel Freeman Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her husband Edward, and is survived by her children, Cathleen (William) Wassenberg, Thomas (Rosanne) Higley, Dennis (Jean) Higley, Robert (Cheryl) Higley, Patricia Higley and Eileen Meadows, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Catherine Laboure Church, 3846 Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance, CA.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, 11999 Chalon Rd. Los Angeles, CA 90049, or . Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Aug. 10, 2016
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