September 24, 1921 – November 9, 2020
Meta Pache died peacefully on November 9th, 2020, at the age of 99. She was born in Hauenstein, Germany, to August and Apollonia Keiser, and had one brother, Bruno Keiser. Meta’s first vocation was as a children’s nurse. She married Viktor Pache in 1951, and in 1955 the couple, along with their young son Klaus, immigrated to the United States and settled in Portland, Oregon. Their family grew with the addition of daughters Crystal and Anna. Hardworking immigrants, they opened their own business, Flowers by Viktor, which they owned and ran until their retirement. Meta was also an active singer for many years in the German choral group, Liedertafel Harmonie.
Meta’s priorities in life were always her family and her faith. She will be missed dearly by her 3 children, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as her nieces and nephews in Germany. Interment will be at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Due to COVID, services will be private/family-only.
Friday, November 20, 2020