Rebecca Lois “Becky” Voth age 64, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Newton Medical Center under the kind care of her co-workers. Becky developed respiratory problems in May that worsened and were diagnosed as cancer. She was born September 19, 1951 in Hardin, Montana to Malcolm and Esther (Boehr) Wenger. On September 9, 1989 she married Kenneth R. Voth and he survives of the home. A graduate of Newton High School, Becky received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Goshen College. Her work history included Goshen Hospital, Goshen, Indiana; School Nurse in Busby, Montana; nurse at Axtell Christian Hospital and Newton Medical Center, Newton. Becky was baptized at Lame Deer Church in Montana, April 10, 1966. She was a member of New Creation Fellowship Church in Newton and her commitment to Jesus and church were very important to her.
PERSONAL INFORMATION AND MEMBERSHIPS
Becky is survived by her mother Esther Wenger of North Newton, Kansas; husband Kenneth R. Voth of Newton, Kansas; sisters Betsy and Randall Kaufman of Windom, Kansas, Ann Wenger of Goshen, Indiana and Grace Wenger of Newton, Kansas; brothers-in-law Konrad Ege of Mt. Ranier, Maryland, Allen Voth of Denver, Colorado, Don and Bonnie Voth of Newton; sisters-in-law Sherry Voth of Newton, Kansas, Arlene Carter of Newton, Kansas, cousins, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
She is preceded in death by her father, one sister Martha Wenger and brother-in-law Raymond Voth.
Memorial service will be 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Shalom Mennonite Church in Newton, Kansas with Pastor Derrick Ramer presiding. All are welcome to the burial, 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Eastlawn Cemetery near Zimmerdale, Kansas. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday August 29, 2016 at the Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
1) In lieu of flowers or gifts and in the spirit of a Cheyenne “Give-away” (in which gifts are given away in honor a person), we invite you to extend a kindness to another person in honor of Becky.
2) Whiteriver Cheyenne Mennonite Church in Busby, Montana for their future needs.