Rebecca Merringer, 61

Rebecca Merringer

Rebecca “Becky” Merringer age 61, of Gary, MN died at her home in Gary, MN.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton, MN and will continue on Thursday from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Lamberton, MN.

Memorial Services will be held at the United Methodist Church in Lamberton on Thursday at 3:00 pm.
The clergy will be Pastor Thor Burntvedt. Inurnment will be at the Lamberton Cemetery.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton, MN. On line condolences may be left for the family at

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.

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.