Born July 27, 1928 in Vancouver, B.C. Passed Feb. 24, 2012 at 84 years of age, in Kamloops hospital after complications of C.O.P.D.
Elizabeth married Gordon G. Recknagel May 2, 1970 at St. Michael’s Anglican Church in Vancouver. Gordon and Betty ran a shake and shingle business at Ruby Creek near Agassiz, B.C. for a number of years before moving to Lac la Hache in 1982 where she resided for 30 years. For many years she ran an organic market garden, supplying the 108 Hills and Spa as well as many local residents with organic products.
A Celebration of Life will be held at St. Timothy’s Anglican Church at 2:00 p.m. on April 29, 2012 , conducted by Bruce Wilcox and followed by a gathering at the Golden Dragon Chinese Buffet in the Lakewood Hotel.
Betty will be sadly missed by her husband Gordon, sister Doreen May Brown and step-children Maureen (who she raised), Kamloops; Martina, Claudia and Gordon Marten.