Rebecca “Becky” Merringer, 61, died at her home in Gary, Minn. Thursday, August 29, 2019.
Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 4 at Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton, and the afternoon of Sept. 5 at the United Methodist Church in Lamberton. Memorial Service was held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, in the United Methodist Church in Lamberton with Pastor Thor Burntvedt officiating Inurnment was in the Lamberton Cemetery.
Rebecca (Becky) Lee Merringer was born on August 22, 1958, to Ruth Ann (Yackel) and Ray Henry Merringer in Hinsdale, Illinois. Her family moved to Lamberton in 1963. She attended Lamberton Public School graduating in 1976,
and then went on to attend college at Minnesota West and Ridgewater Colleges. Becky took much pride in caring for others with most of her life’s work having to do with the direct care of people. Becky was a very giving, kind, compassionate person. She displayed resilience in every aspect of her life.
For these things she will forever be remembered and cherished. Her hobbies include gardening, sewing, canning, shopping, cooking, wildlife, visiting, going to church, playing games, decorating, her pets, and collecting.
She is survived by her mother, Ruth Merringer; siblings, Ron (Julie) Merringer and Rhonda (Steve) Underwood; children, Shannon (Talon) Whitehorse, Angel (Brian) Weber, Joni Odom, Elijah Odom, Sara Villarreal, and Steven (Naomi) Odom; grandchildren, Matt (Alana) Odom, Samantha (Jordan)
Rolling, Mitchell Schultz, Marissa Whitehorse, Triston Whitehorse, Christian Weber, Deena Weber, Eva Weber, Fara Weber, Alecia (Jesse) Sour, Divante Williams, Nakiya Williams, Julius Williams, Thomayis Williams, Jionni Odom,
Niklaus Odom, Eliana Mireles, Jodi Villarreal, Linaye Odom, Mia Odom, Noni Odom, Jaiden Odom, Peyton Odom, Declan Odom, Joseph Villarreal and Manuel Villarreal; great-grandchildren, Aryiana, Jaxyn, Riyker, Maverick, Aiden,
Jada, Keeley, Ella, Emma and Ezra; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. Becky was preceded in death by her father, Ray Henry Merringer; and her grandparents, Maude and Jack Yackel.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.