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Official Obituary of

Elizabeth "Beth" Bryan van Haastrecht

November 12, 1946 ~ November 9, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Elizabeth "Beth" van Haastrecht Obituary

Elizabeth “Beth” van Haastrecht, of Edisto Beach, widow of John Peter van Haastrecht, Jr., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at her home.

A Funeral Service will be held 1:00 PM Sunday, November 12, 2023, at Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island with the Reverend Ashley Sanders officiating.  The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall. A service will be held in Bolton, Ontario, Canada at a later date. 

Beth was born on November 12, 1946, in Augusta, Georgia, a daughter of the late William Bryce Bryan and Emma Louise Prontaut Bryan.  She was a 1965 graduate of North Augusta High School, attended the University of South Carolina Aiken and a 1969 graduate of University of South Carolina.  She was a member of the Edisto Island Yacht Club and the Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island. Beth was a jokester from a young age and was a true Southern Belle. She competed and won many beauty pageants that funded her college education.  She loved her grandchildren and spending time with her family and friends at her favorite place, Edisto Beach. She was predeceased by brother-in-law, Dick Aldridge and sister-in-law, Beth Bryan.

Surviving a son, John (Katrina) van Haastrecht, III, Modoc, SC; a daughter, Trina (Kent) Turberville, Charleston, SC ; grandchildren, Taylor (Briar), Bailey (Rachel), Chance (Cori), Madison (Sumner) van Haastrecht, Bryce and Lucius Turberville; three great-grandchildren, Bailey, Beckham and Cameron van Haastrecht; brothers, Arthur Bryan, Grovetown, GA, David (Linda) Bryan, Lexington, SC, Bill (Ann) Bryan and a sister, Marie (Tom) Martin, all of North Augusta, SC; brother-in-law, Peter (Linda) van Haastrecht; sister-in-law, Betty Aldridge, of Canada; life partner, Donald Price Howard and his children, Price (Melissa) Howard and Seth (Brandy) Howard and their children.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island, 2164 Highway 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438 or The Recing Crew, Donate - The RECing Crew, 516 Georgia Ave., North, Augusta, SC 29481.

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Memorial Service
November 12, 2023

1:00 PM
The Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island
2164 Highway 174
Edisto Island, SC 29438

November 12, 2023

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
The Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island
2164 Highway 174
Edisto Island, SC 29438


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