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Elizabeth J. Lien
Elizabeth was "Betty" to all her friends. She was born on July 7, 1921 in Davenport, Iowa the daughter of Orvel and Elsie Essler . She passed away peacefully at her residence in Seal Beach, California on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Betty was married for 53 years to Dr. James Lien, a political Science Professor at California State University, Long Beach. During that time was active in the CSU Long Beach Faculty Wives group and the "Eggheads." She had a career as an office manager at Psychiatry and Psychology Associates in Long Beach where she worked until she was in her 70's. She studied Sumi painting, cultivated roses and exotic flowers, and supported the L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra as a season ticket holder. In her last years, Betty resided at Sunrise Senior Living where she was a beloved member of the community because of her kind nature and cheerful personality. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, James, and by her brother, Warren Essler. She is survived by her lifelong friends, the Helm family and other close friends in the community. The Memorial Service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21st at Green Hills Memorial Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.

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Published in Daily Breeze from June 19 to June 21, 2013
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