Stephanie A. Becker

Stephanie A. Becker, 59, of Shawano, Wis., passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, in Appleton, Wis.

Born on Aug. 31, 1953, in North Dakota, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Carol (Hustad) Becker. She grew up with her family in Des Lacs, and graduated from Des Lacs High School in 1971. She also lived in Glenwood Springs, Colo.

On Feb. 4, 1989, she was united in marriage to Neil Van Rossum in Green Bay, Wis. Stephanie had a love of nature and a love of animals, including horses, birds and her cats. She also enjoyed flower gardening, hiking and sightseeing.

Stephanie is survived by: her husband, Neil; two brothers, Jerry (Phyllis) Becker and Michael Becker; and her nephew, Danny Savageau.

Stephanie was preceded in death by: her parents; and a sister, Kay Savageau.

Memorial gathering: A memorial gathering will be held at a later date.

Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano is assisting the family with the arrangements.