OBITUARY: Rebecca Lee "Becca" Ryan

The funeral for Rebecca Ryan, a 22-year-old Racine woman, has been set for Saturday. Ryan had been missing for several days before she was found dead at the bottom of Vulcan Materials quarry.

Rebecca Lee Ryan, 22, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2012.
Becca was born in Racine on May 15, 1990 to Rodney and Jill (nee, Wickman) Ryan. She graduated from Wm. Horlick High School. She went on to attend Fox Valley Tech in Appleton to pursue a career in criminal justice and to continue her love of playing basketball.

Becca is survived by her parents, Rodney and Jill Ryan; brothers and sister, Jeremy (Roberta) Wickman, Rachel Rose Ryan and Robert "Robbie" Ryan; maternal grandmother, Rosalie "Rose" Wickman; paternal grandparents, Thomas "Tom" and Judith "Judy" Ryan; uncles and aunts, Jeffery "Jeff" (Pamela "Pam") Wickman, Michael "Mike" Wickman, Randall "Randy" (Cindy) Ryan and Richard "Rick" Ryan. Becca is also survived by cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Thane "Bud" Wickman.

Memorial services for Becca will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, August, 18, 2012 at 3 p.m. with Rev. John Fleming officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Saturday afternoon from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorials to the family have been suggested.

Photo and obituary courtesy of Purath Strand Funeral Home, 3915 Douglas Av., Racine, WI


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