Tributes for

Boka-Timmerberg , Mackenzie Joy

Mackenzie Joy Boka-Timmerberg Passed away on November 3, 2011 at the age of 15. Loving daughter of Victor Timmerberg and Bonnie Boka; dear sister of Jacquelyn Genevieve Boka-Timmerberg; caring granddaughter of Alma Boka and the late Elmer Boka and Blanche Timmerberg and the late Harry Timmerberg. Also a proud goddaughter of Susan Skillman, Arlene Filipponi and Patricia Jones. Mackenzie is survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends. Mackenzie was an honor student at Galileo High School and worked as a lifeguard at UCSF Mission Bay. She had a profound passion for music and photography, an avid interest in fashion and shopping and loved traveling to the East Coast every year. Some of her favorite pastimes included volleyball, basketball, Irish Dance and sleepovers in the city with her "aunt" Shelly. Friends and family are invited to attend a gathering in celebration of Makki's life on Saturday, November 12 from 10am-1pm at the Bayview Boat Club; 489 Terry A. Francois Blvd. San Francisco CA 94518; (415)495-9500. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the San Francisco Suicide Prevention Foundation ( or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society ( in Mackenzie's name.