Rebecca (Becky) Lee Merringer was born on August 22, 1958 to Ruth Ann (Yackel) and Ray Henry Merringer in Hinsdale, IL. Her family moved to Lamberton in 1963. She attended Lamberton Public School graduating in 1976 and then went on to attend college at MN 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.
Becky died on Sunday, August 29, 2019, at her home rural Gary, MN at the age of 61.
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, 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, Manuel Villarreal; great grandchildren – Aryiana, Jaxyn, Riyker, Maverick, Aiden, Jada, Keeley, Ella, Emma, 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.