Verona, WI: Rebecca Elizabeth Koch Sweeney, 34. Becca, a doting mother and wife, a loving daughter, a giving sister, and a committed and true friend to all, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013 after a courageous and resolute two plus year battle with Leukemia. Becca was born and raised in Sioux Falls, and was a graduate of Lincoln High School. Pursuing her love for travel she studied abroad in France for a year before moving to St. Paul, MN where she graduated from the University of St. Thomas. She went on to complete her Masters of Physical Therapy at the Mayo School of Health and Sciences.
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An incredibly loving and affectionate Mother to her two children - there was nothing for which she cared more than Anna and Nora. Becca is survived by her husband, Sean, and two beautiful children, Anna Elizabeth and Nora Koch; her mother and father, Betsy and Dan Koch; and her brothers, Jim, Jeff, and John. Parents-in-law Gary and Dianne, brothers-in-law Brian (Stephanie), Todd (Sandra) and Kevin (Amy). Becca also has numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends whom she loved unconditionally.
A visitation for family, friends and colleagues, will be held from 4-7 pm, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Cress Funeral Home, 3610 Speedway Rd., Madison, WI 53705.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at Our Lady of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 401 S. Owen Dr., Madison, WI 53711, with visitation from 10:00 am until the time of Mass at church. A Celebration luncheon will be held following burial at Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Be the Match and/or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in Becca's honor.
Cress Funeral Service, 3610 Speedway Rd, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 (608) 238-3434. Please Share a Memory At www.CressFuneralService.com
Published in The Argus Leader on Feb. 19, 2013