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Elizabeth Vanderhoek Compton

1924 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Elizabeth Vanderhoek Compton Obituary
ELIZABETH VANDERHOEK COMPTON Elizabeth was born in May 1924 in Ontario, Canada. She died peacefully in her sleep at age 90 on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, in Hemet, California, with her husband Edward by her bedside. Elizabeth is survived by her husband Ed Compton and his family, as well as by her youngest brother Berwick. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Peter VanderHoek, and by two of their 7 children. Elizabeth is survived by 5 children, 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. Her love of music was a constant throughout her lifetime. Elizabeth could be found playing a range of music from classical to gospel on the piano or violin. In her signature hats, Elizabeth displayed her sense of style and playfulness. She rejoiced in the Lord and enjoyed gatherings and celebrations with friends, family, and colleagues. Elizabeth's kind and caring nature endeared her to many throughout the years, and she will be sorely missed. A visitation will be held on Monday, September 8, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at McWane Family Funeral Home, 350 N. San Jacinto St., Hemet, CA 92543. The graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at San Jacinto Valley Cemetery, 2555 S. Santa Fe Ave., San Jacinto, CA 92583. A memorial service to celebrate her life will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Inland Valley Baptist Fellowship, 2700 W. Johnston Ave., Hemet, CA 92545 with a reception afterward at the same location. Should you prefer to make donations in lieu of flowers, Elizabeth favored these organizations: The Gideons http://www.gideons.org/, the Braille Institute of America http://www.brailleinstitute.org/ranchomirage.html, or the Las Vegas Rescue Mission - https://www.vegasrescue.org/

Published in Press-Enterprise on Sept. 7, 2014
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