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Rebecca "Becky" Jo Worster

June 5, 1959 October 13, 2019
Rebecca "Becky" Jo Worster
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Obituary for Rebecca "Becky" Jo Worster

Rebecca Jo “Becky” Worster, 60 of Keokuk, IA died Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

She was born June 5, 1959 in Keokuk, IA the daughter of Claude “Tom” and Leona M. Abrahams Nixon. Becky graduated from Keokuk High School with the Class of 1977.

On June 13, 1986 Becky was united in marriage to George Worster in Keokuk. He survives.

Other survivors include four children, Jackie Allen of Keokuk, David (Mandee) Allen of Hamilton, IL, Jennifer (Ryan) Bourgeois of Kahoka, MO, and Ashley (Shad) Manning of Agency, IA, two grandchildren, Darren Blickhan and Aiden Bourgeois and one more on the way, five sisters, Nancy Nixon of Keokuk, Janice Nixon of Keokuk, Susan (Stan) Stambach of Nauvoo, IL, Libby (James) Wigginton of Keokuk and Kim (Tim) Hardy of Keokuk, one aunt, Bev Abrahams of West Point, IA, two sisters-in-law, Arlene (Lonnie) Kinkeade of Keokuk and Judy (Sam) Wilson of Donnellson, IA, one brother-in-law, Jim Worster, Jr. of Kahoka, MO and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Sandra Rae Nixon, and her parents-in-law, Jim and Rosetta Worster.

She was of the Methodist faith.

She had been employed by Jacks and Caseys both in Keokuk.

Becky was a talented crafter. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting and created afghan blankets and pillows with beautiful pictures on them. She was an avid reader and especially enjoyed fiction and political books. Becky enjoyed bowling and was on a Friday night women’s league for many years. She loved taking camping trips with her family to Keosauqua, IA, where she enjoyed Backgammon and was a three time Nixon Family Champion. She also loved camping with her daughter Jackie, and tubing on the river.

A memorial service was held at 10 a.m., October 18th, at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk, IA with Pastor David Turner officiating.

Visitation was held after 1 p.m., October 17th , at the funeral home with family meeting with friends from 6-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.



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