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Rebecca K. Lehman, 70, Nappanee, died at 3:33 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka.
She was born July 19, 1947, in Bremen Hospital, to Henry W. and Berniece (Montague) Unsicker. She was a "Bowen Baby."
She lived her lifetime in the Bremen and Nappanee area. She was a 1965 graduate of Bremen High School and was proud of her Lion heritage.
On Nov. 26, 1966, she married Thomas L. Lehman in Nappanee. He preceded her in death March 29, 2010.
Becky had worked at Kindig & Sloat Attorneys for 38 years. She was a member of Nappanee United Methodist Church where she was active as a Sunday school teacher and in the Thrift Shop, helped with Thanksgiving meals, was a member of Sarah Circle and held many offices in the church.
Becky was a loving friend, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Tri Kappa Sorority, Nappanee Rotary Club, Nappanee Home and Garden Club, Tuesday Swingers and had served on the Nappanee Library Board and Nappanee Park Board. She also was an avid crafter.
Surviving are her children, Kristi (Cary) Lehman-Fields, Zionsville, and Roger (Dawn) Lehman, Nappanee; grandchildren, Kelsey, Brooklyn, and Jacob Lehman, Sawyer Lehman, Wesley, Marley, Ira, Miles and Jasmine Fields; brother, Ricky (Diane) Unsicker, Elkhart; and close friend, Tim Hartzell.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Jane Wagner; and brother, James Unsicker.
Family and friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, and one hour prior to the funeral service at 10:30 am, Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Nappanee United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jim Davidson will officiate.
Burial will be at South Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Nappanee United Methodist Church.
Published on November 14, 2017
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