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Rebecca Thompson

April 6, 1959 — June 28, 2021

Rebecca Anne "Becky" Thompson passed away Monday, June 28, 2021, at home, surrounded by family. She was 62 years old.

Becky was born April 6, 1959 to Bennett Cloud Thompson and Lavara June Burch in Durango, Colorado. She grew up in Ignacio and graduated High School Phoenix Indian School. She has lived in Denver, Albuquerque, and Farmington, while attending school to obtain her higher education degrees. Becky always called Ignacio home and worked for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.

Family was paramount in her life. She also enjoyed rooting for the Denver Broncos and her family sports. Children were a true joy in her life and Becky loved making treats and special gifts for her extended family. Becky was also a photography fanatic as she took pictures of EVERYTHING. Also, a shout-out to her Tee-Pee crowd whom she cared for with acts of love and service. She also very much enjoyed blasting her music, puzzles, took pride in her home, hosting holiday and gatherings, gardening and her Bud Light.

She is survived by her daughter: Mariah (Joe Herrera) Thompson; daughter number two: Arianna Weaver; daughter number three: Lydia Gonzales; son: Shelton Garcia; siblings: Luana Herrera, Franklin Thompson, Keith Thompson, Shawn Thompson, and JoGenia Thompson; and numerous nieces and nephews and extended family and wonderful friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brother: Mark Thompson; and her grandparents: George and Lucy Thompson and Ernest and Edith Burch.

A Wake will be held at Becky's home: 165 Howe Drive, Ignacio on Thursday, July 1, 2021 and the Funeral Service will be held at the Southern Ute Memorial Chapel, Ignacio on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 10 am. Cremation will follow.

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Friday, July 2, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain time)

Southern Ute Memorial Chapel

256 Ute Rd, Ignacio, CO 81137

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