In memory of
Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Stettner
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In memory of
Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Stettner
Mary Elizabeth 'Liz' Stettner 1930 - July 8, 2019 Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Stettner died peacefully at her residence in Wilsonville, July 8, 2019. She was 89. She grew up in Lebanon and Philadelphia, Pa., and attended Grove City College, graduating with a degree in Elementary Education in 1952. She married Rev. John W. Stettner in 1953 and they moved to Evanston, Ill., where she taught second grade until the arrival of their daughter, Annie in 1957. Son James arrived in 1960. In 1988, they moved to Beaverton. Liz loved gardening, sewing and especially swimming. She became very active in Adaptive Aquatics and helped others thru water-based therapy. She was the oldest licensed adaptive aquatics instructor in the nation. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John; her brother, Robert Parker; and her beloved "grand-puppies" Hope and Napoleon. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Annie and Mike Chisholm; son, James R. Stettner; and many nieces and nephews on both sides of the family. Her ashes were interred with her husband John at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. She loved her family fully, she forgave freely and supported enthusiastically and unconditionally. She never hesitated to do something kind for someone else. Her favorite phrase was "do whatever is easiest!" We will miss you so very, very much Mama! Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Stettner
Mary Elizabeth 'Liz' Stettner 1930 - July 8, 2019 Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Stettner died peacefully at her residence in Wilsonville, July 8, 2019. She was 89. She grew up in Lebanon and Philadelphia, Pa., and attended Grove City College, graduating with a degree in Elementary Education in 1952. She married Rev. John W. Stettner in 1953 and they moved to Evanston, Ill., where she taught second grade until the arrival of their daughter, Annie in 1957. Son James arrived in 1960. In 1988, they moved to Beaverton. Liz loved gardening, sewing and especially swimming. She became very active in Adaptive Aquatics and helped others thru water-based therapy. She was the oldest licensed adaptive aquatics instructor in the nation. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John; her brother, Robert Parker; and her beloved "grand-puppies" Hope and Napoleon. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Annie and Mike Chisholm; son, James R. Stettner; and many nieces and nephews on both sides of the family. Her ashes were interred with her husband John at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. She loved her family fully, she forgave freely and supported enthusiastically and unconditionally. She never hesitated to do something kind for someone else. Her favorite phrase was "do whatever is easiest!" We will miss you so very, very much Mama! Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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