Rebecca "Becky" Howard
August 23, 1952 - July 31, 2014
SALEM - Becky, 61, died Thursday, July 31 in Salem. She was born in Salem, spent several years in Germany, and settled in the Stayton area. Becky enjoyed listening to her hundreds of records that she collected over the years, watching the whales and ocean waves at Depoe Bay, and camping at Detroit Lake. She was a great cook who loved to sing, try out her comedy chops, and spend time with friends. We will miss her great laugh and wonderful sense of humor. She was recognized for her volunteer work with the Stayton School District. She is survived by children, Shannon Howard of Arlington, VA, and Joshua Howard of Portland; sisters, Judelle of Lebanon and Teresa Schriver of Prescott, AZ; and granddaughter, Elina Chovitz of Arlington, VA. She is also survived by her faithful companion dog, Cecil. She had survived older sister Sharon Cole of Salem. Memorial service will be Friday, August 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm at North Santiam Funeral Service Chapel in Stayton. In lieu of flowers, family requests that donations be made to the Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Program (HOAP), Salem, OR (503-588-5828), 694 Church Street NE, Salem, OR 97301.
North Santiam Funeral Service
224 N 3rd Ave. Slayton, OR 97383
Published in StatesmanJournal on Aug. 5, 2014