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Rebecca Jo Koopman

Rebecca Jo Koopman

Rebecca Jo Koopman, age 54, was born on February 2, 1960, in Sibley, IA, the daughter of Lyle and Tena (Baker) Koopman. She moved with her family to Worthington, MN in 1968. As a young girl, she was involved in Girl Scouts and was a member of the YMCA Swim Team. Rebecca graduated from Worthington High School in 1978 and moved to Sioux Falls in the late 80s. She worked various jobs including working for her Dad many years in his painting business. In recent years, she was unable to work full time. She enjoyed her friends, doing crossword puzzles and taking care of her precious Kitty, adopted from the Sioux Falls Humane Society. Rebecca passed away on Monday, March 17, 2014 at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD after a four month battle with cancer.

Rebecca is survived by her brother, Daniel (Lorrie) Koopman of Brewster, MN; nieces, Jessica (Lucas) Hohenstein and their children, Lucas, Noahh and Lillian of Fulda, MN and Danielle (Lee) Steinbock of Cleveland, OH and nephew, Cameron Koopman of Minneapolis, MN.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., at Heritage Funeral Home, 4800 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Sioux Falls Humane Society.

Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.