Beryl J. McKenzie (nee Baughman)

Beryl J. McKenzie (nee Baughman)Beryl J. McKenzie (nee Baughman) was born to eternal life on April 10, 2017, at age 87.

Beryl is survived by her beloved husband, Richard, of 70 years. Beryl was a wonderful mom of twins Linda (Tom) Georgeson and Lynn (Jean) McKenzie, Paige (the late Alan) Matz and Craig (Tami) McKenzie; an awesome grandma to Aaron, Belinda, Patrick, Peter, Matthew, Kate, and Paul; and new great-grandma to Paxton.

Beryl was preceded in death by her infant daughter Karen and her brother Gordon Baughman.

Beryl was born and raised in Auburn, Indiana, and later in her marriage resided in various states and internationally as Richardís employment took the family. Besides being a busy and loving mom, Beryl was a talented homemaker, seamstress, gardener and preserver. She refinished and reupholstered furniture and remodeled the homes she lived in. She served her community and church by heading or participating in various organizations during her lifetime. She was an artist in many mediums.

Richardís job in the early 1960s took the family around the world to India for several years, where Beryl and the family thrived in this new environment and this was a highlight of her life.

A private family memorial service is planned for April 24, at Pagenkopf Funeral Home, Oconomowoc, with interment in Auburn, Ind., at a later date.

Memorials may be made to St. Johnís Lutheran Church.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit

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