Rebecca Sue Rocca (Becky), 54, of the Tekamah NE Decatur NE Area

Rebecca Sue Rocca (Becky) was born September 28, 1961 in Blair Nebraska to Neal and Gay White. On Friday, May 27, 2016, at the age of 54 she passed to her heavenly home when she was taken suddenly from her friends and family in an auto accident.

Becky spent her childhood on farms located between Tekamah and Decatur, Nebraska. She attended elementary school at School District 6R, a country school located between Tekamah and Decatur, then transferred to Tekamah-Herman High School in Tekamah, graduating in 1979. She continued a higher education degree at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, followed by further education at University of Nebraska at Omaha, graduating in May of 1984.

Becky was involved in many school activities including cheerleading, singing and band. Outside of school she was involved in 4-H where she participated in showing horses, cattle, cooking, sewing and singing. Becky was passionate about horses and showed her Appaloosas Jack, Jane and Annie, in breed shows at the National Level.

Becky met Martin J Rocca “Marty” in college and they married August 6, 1982 making their home on the family farm between Tekamah and Decatur. They were business partners as well as life partners working in insurance, construction and farming. As an adult Becky loved Harley motorcycles, farming, her nieces and nephew and her dogs

Becky was preceded in death by her father, Neal White; infant brother, Stephen Michael White; grandparents, Clarence (Peeler) and Edith Kelly and John and Eva White; uncles, Clarence Kelly Jr and Dale White.

Becky is survived by her husband, Martin Rocca of Decatur; mother, Gay White of Tekamah, brother, Wade White of Oklahoma City, OK; sister, Janelle White and brother in law John Guisto from Tucson AZ; nieces and nephews, Kelly Dyvig and husband Cory Dyvig of Edmond OK, Matlock White of Oklahoma City, OK, Kasey Reyes and husband Jordan Reyes of Guthrie OK; and great niece and nephews, Ashlyn, Blake and Tyler Dyvig; many aunts, uncles and cousins also mourn her loss.

The Memorial Service is Fri., June 10th at 2:00 p.m. at the Tekamah City Auditorium.

Memorials are suggested to the family for designation at a later time.

Pelan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Becky Rocca

Becky Rocca



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I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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