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Margrit Dorothea Koop-Jenkins


1935 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Margrit Dorothea Koop-Jenkins Obituary
December 16, 1935 - January 11, 2017 Margrit Dorothea Koop-Jenkins passed away at 7:10 a.m. on January 11, 2017 in her home in Pomona, California of pancreatic cancer. She was born on December 16, 1935 to Wilhelm and Anita Rhode Koop in Hamburg, Germany. She graduated from commercial college, and pursued a career as a translator-correspondent, as Governess at an estate in Ireland, a secretary in Baltimore, Maryland, and for 40 years, a real estate agent in Westlake Village and the Inland Empire, California. In November 1960, she married a Johns Hopkins University Doctoral candidate, Dr. James L. Jenkins, and has been a rare jewel and the light of his life for 58 years. They are succeeded by sons, Tristan Timothy and Wilhelm Clagget, and daughter, Heide Anita Jenkins. Margrit's bright light continues to radiate through fond memories of her by family, her many friends and associates, and all who knew her.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 29, 2017
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