Obituary: Rebecca ‘Becky’ Johnson Sept. 18, 1950 – Dec. 29, 2016

REBECCA “BECKY” JOHNSON  Sept. 18, 1950 – Dec. 29, 2016

Rebecca “Becky” Johnson died on December 29, 2016 at the age of 66. She was born on September 18, 1950 in Lawrence, Kansas to her parents, William “Bill” Johnson and Delores Johnson who preceded her in death.

During her lifetime she lived in Kansas, New Mexico, Nevada, California and Arizona. She was a member of the last graduating class (1968) from Loretto Academy in Santa Fe, NM. Later she moved to Phoenix, AZ where she began her career as a nurse. She worked for many years as an Oncology nurse demonstrating great compassion and dedication to her patients. She was a natural born nurse with a great desire to help others.

She was devoted to her family and loved watching her grandchildren participate in a variety of sports. She enjoyed getting together with extensive family at the Johnson Family Reunions. She will be greatly missed at these gatherings.

Ms. Johnson is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Carrie Johnson of Los Alamos, NM; her grandchildren, Liam Johnson and Kylie Johnson; her brother, William “Chip” Johnson. She is preceded in death by her sister Peggy Myers of Santa Fe, NM.

A memorial will take place on April 20th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2000 Diamond Dr., Los Alamos, NM. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Los Alamos Visiting Nurses Services.

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