On Tuesday, August 24th, 2021, Betty Pagenkopp, loving wife, and mother of six children passed away at age 86. Betty was born on July 29, 1936, in Nashville, TN to Bernice and Marvin Harris. On September 3, 1955, she married Edward Pagenkopp. They raised six children, Terri Ann, Michael James, Rhonda Joy, Jeanie Lynn, Mark Edward, and Jeffrey Scott.
Her passion was her family. Her quiet disposition, nurturing care and ever-present smile were the hallmarks of her life. Although quiet and shy, she was always welcoming. Her final days and hours were filled with loving and joyful visits from her family.
At the time of her death her ever expanding family included sixteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren and even one great-grandson on the way. She was preceded in death by her father Marvin Sr., mother Bernice, and brother Marvin. She is survived by her husband Edward, sisters Norma, Joyce, and brother Gary.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on September 7th, 2021, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 24252 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, California, 92637.
The family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, donations may made to the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Research through their website, pancreatic.org. Their address is 2990 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 300C, Los Angeles, CA 90064. (310) 473-5121.
- Date & Time: September 07, 2021 (11:00 AM)
- Venue: St. Nicholas Catholic Church
- Location: 24252 El Toro Rd. Laguna Woods, CA 92637 - (Get Directions)