Rebecca "Becky"'s Story
Rebecca A. "Becky" Henkle Rector, 94, of Anderson, passed away Tuesday May 23, 2017, at her home following a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Aug. 10, 1922, in Muncie, the daughter of Ralph and Dorothy (Rummel) Henkle. She worked as a home health care nurse for over 30 years, retiring in 2012. She was a 1941 graduate of Yorktown High School and a member of First Presbyterian Church in Anderson for over 50 years.
She was an avid gardener and loved working in her yard. She was a member of Anderson Country Club, Edgewood Country Club, Anderson Fine Arts Center Women's League, a charter member of La Sertoma Club, lifetime member of Victoria Guild and Anderson University Town and Gown. As a youth, she was active in 4-H sewing and baking and won many county, state and national honors.
She is survived by two children, Beth Rector Meyer and Rick Rector, both of Carmel; a granddaughter, Courtney Rector of Noblesville; two sisters, Dorothy Webb of Anderson and Mary Kay (Wince) Marcus of Muncie; a sister-in-law, Ruby Webb of Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard "Dick" Rector; sisters Betty Hall and Eleanor Miller; and a brother, Philip Henkle.
Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with Pastor Kevin Bausman officiating. Burial will follow at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 10:30 a.m. until the service at noon.
Memorial contributions may be given to First Presbyterian Church, 230 W. Ninth St., Anderson, IN 46016.
Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service is handling the service arrangements.
Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.
Published on May 24, 2017