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Elizabeth Evaline "Bette" Karmel Thirkell
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1919
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 2007
Half Moon Bay
San Mateo County
California, USA

THIRKELL, Elizabeth Karmel

Sunday, April 22, 2007
Elizabeth (Bette) Karmel Thirkell
April 24, 1919 to April 18, 2007
Peacefully died at her home in Half Moon Bay early Wednesday morning at age 87. Bette was born in San Francisco and moved to Burlingame in 1925. She was married to the late Dick Thirkell for 52 yrs. Loved mother of Sue Carmichael of San Mateo and Peri Harrington of Half Moon Bay; grandmother to Michael, Kevin and Leanne Harrington and proud great-grandmother to Ryan and Liam Harrington. The kind and loving care of Diane and Sandy, her caregivers, had allowed Bette to remain in her own home. Bette loved life and enjoyed camping and skiing in Yosemite as a young girl. She was active with her high school sorority, The Garden Café and The Peninsulians before moving to Lake Tahoe in 1973. While in Tahoe, Dick and Bette enjoyed golfing and an active life. There are no Services planned. Donations can be made to Sutter VNA and Hospice, Foundation, 700 S. Claremont, Suite 220, San Mateo, CA 94402.

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  Richard Spencer Thirkell (1915 - 1998)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Susan Barbara
Record added: Mar 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87135335


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