Betty Lou Pipho
November 7, 1941 ~ August 8, 2014
Betty Lou Pipho, age 72, of San Ramon, CA formerly of Waverly, IA passed away on Friday, August 8, 2014 at Veteran’s Hospital in California. Betty was born November 8, 1941 n Waverly, IA, the daughter of Lawrence and Mary (Waedekin Roehling) Pipho. She was baptized November 30, 1941 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Artesian. She was confirmed in 1956. Betty graduated from Tripoli High School in 1960. Betty served her country in the United States Marine Corps from September 1960 to April of 1964. Following her discharge, she settled in the San Francisco Bay area, where she worked in accounting for several patent law firms. She retired in 2011. Betty enjoyed sewing for friends, watching professional basketball, especially the Golden State Warriors, and working word search puzzles. Betty is survived by three sisters, Mary Ann (Mike) Pruisner of Waverly, IA, Virginia (John) Freie of Livermore, CA and Elaine (Wallace) Knutson of New Hampton, IA; two brothers-in-law Lester Faust of Waverly, IA and Gaylon Werner of Williston, FL; many nieces and nephews; and her kittens Mars and Mim. She is preceded in death by her parents Lawrence and Mary; two sisters Lavonne Faust and Deborah Warner; and nephew Kevin Faust. A graveside memorial service will be held at a later date.