Rebecca Rauscher "Becca" Aasheim

REBECCA (BECCA) RAUSCHER AASHEIM born April 20, 1961, lost her battle with brain cancer on June 13, 2008. She leaves to mourn her passing her loving husband, Daniel and beloved son Benjamin, her parents Mary Lynn and Bob Putnam, Donald and Jill Rauscher, her sisters Terry Overcash, Julie and Jeff McFarland, Leslie and Brandon Sawyer, and brother Paul J. Rauscher, her Aunt Paula and Uncle George Stephenson and her dear in-laws Glen and Kemmie Aasheim. In addition, many wonderful aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins will miss her terribly. Becca was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Mary and Paul Harper, and her paternal grandparents, Leona and Joe Rauscher. Becca graduated from Clear Lake High School and received Bachelor and Master's degrees from the Univ. of Texas and the Univ. of Washington (Seattle) in Theater Arts. Her love of performing began as a four year old in the Clear Creek Country Theater. She performed in regional theaters on both coasts in wonderful leading roles. She was very well thought of in the theater world and was an accomplished actress and beautiful dancer. Becca was a member of the esteemed Players Club in New York City, founded by Edwin Booth. She excelled at sewing, cooking and water skiing. Her favorite role, however, was her role as "Mom" to her beloved Benjamin. A celebration of life service will be held at Lakewood Yacht Club, 2425 NASA Rd 1, Seabrook, TX, on Friday, June 20, 2008 at 10:00 am.

Published in Houston Chronicle from June 17 to June 18, 2008