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Vancouver Funeral Chapel

110 East 12th Street, Vancouver, WA

OBITUARY

Elizabeth Ann Paul

August 11, 1951July 26, 2016

Elizabeth Ann Paul passed away at her home, July 26, 2016 at the age of 64. She was born on August 11, 1951 in Vancouver, WA to parents, Clarence and Arlene Paul.

Liz graduated from Hudson’s Bay High School in 1969, Clark Community College in 1971 and attended WSU.

Liz worked for the Department of Energy for over 43 years, volunteered for the Bonneville Power Administration’s food drive and belonged to St. John’s singles group.

She loved gardening, her career, animals, country music, garage sales, collecting, cooking shows and science fiction but, what she cherished most, was spending time with her grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was also very creative.

Liz is survived by her daughter, Jessee Hale; two grandchildren and her siblings, Cheryle Paul, Mark Paul and Janet Paul Boers. She is predeceased by her parents.

There will be a memorial service, Saturday, August 13 at 10:00am at Vancouver Funeral Chapel, 110 E 12th St., Vancouver, WA 98660, followed by inurnment at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.

Contributions may be made in Liz’s memory to the Diabetes Foundation or the ASPCA.

Arrangements under the direction of Vancouver Funeral Chapel, Vancouver, WA.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, August 13, 2016
  • Committal Service Saturday, August 13, 2016

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Carol Brake

August 8, 2016

I remember Liz well from our days at Hudson's Bay High school. I pray blessings and comfort upon her family.

Deborah Maria

August 8, 2016

Lovely photo of Liz! I enjoyed working with her for many years in the semi-annual food drives at BPA. She was always good-natured, cooperative, and wanted to help others. Her passing is too soon. My sympathy to her children and grands and her siblings.

August 8, 2016

I went to HS with Liz. Later when we worked together at BPA, we talked about school and how we ended up at the same work location.
Such a short retirement, bless her and her family during this time.
JoAnne (Andruss) Sutton

Jessee Hale

August 7, 2016

It brings me comfort to know before you passed, that you knew I appreciated you, and loved you.. That you got to spend time with my kids. That our mother, daughter relationship was getting better. That helps me in your death mom. I'm still shocked. I love you, I miss you.

Patrick Timm

August 4, 2016

Such sad news. I first met Liz in 1974 and worked along side her for many years at BPA. We talked about the garden and weather every time we had a discussion. She helped me over and over again at BPA where we both worked. So sorry she didn't get to enjoy her retirement longer. She will be tending the flowers and gardens in Heaven now.

Debbie Greenen-Hren

July 30, 2016

Liz was one my oldest and dearest friends and we went through so much in our lives together, she was there when I had my son, and many surgery's, my divorce, my folks passing, I was there for both of her parents passing years ago, we did yard sales together and most recently we talked about what we were going to do since she was retired. Liz and I met while going to high school and then again years later in a church group that we both belonged to. Liz was like another sister in my family we had a lot in common. She liked to garden and cook and so did I. She taught me so much about the names of plants that grew up at her folk's cabin and that was where she was the happiest. I will miss my friend but I know she is in a place of peace and happiness.

Vickie Wood

July 30, 2016

Liz a Beth as I liked to call her was one of the first people I met at BPA. We became fast friends like sisters in our later years of working together. My boys and their friends always loved talking to Liz. At each family function if she wasn't there they wanted to know why. We had lots of adventures traveling several times at BPA and she was a "gift" to me as my cataloger at BPA. She trained countless employees on the right way to establish a catalog I'd and was very proud to be a BPA employee as she was a third generation BPA employee.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY