Obit: Amacher, Rebecca C. (1945 - 1996)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surname: Amacher

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 02/1993

Amacher, Rebecca C. (9 NOV 1945 - 3 FEB 1996)

Death notices obtained from the Medford High School, Class of 1963 Index of Kay (Resech) Ludwig.

Rebecca C. “Becky” Amacher, 50, of Tempe, Arizona, died Saturday, February 3, in Arizona.

She was born November 9, 1945, in Marshfield to Armond and Marcella “Marcy” Amacher. She graduated from Medford High School in 1963. While in high school, she was secretary of the Junior class, editor of the Senior Annual staff, and a member of the National Honor Society.

She graduated from the School of Nursing, Eau Claire in 1966, and was certified by the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing as a registered nurse. She was later registered in Arizona with inactive status in both Colorado and Wisconsin.

From 1966 to 1973, she had a fulltime position at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in the emergency unit. She worked with drug overdose victims in addition to counseling and referral emergencies and was also on the cardiac arrest team.

She then worked a half-time position involving student nursed in a baccalaureate degree program in the practice of nursing skills taught by mediate instruction until 1976. The position also involved consultation with faculty regarding curriculum implementations in the Instruction Materials Center.

Becky moved to Arizona 20 years ago and had resided at the Desert Samaritan Care Center in Mesa for seven years. She was a member of Mountain View Lutheran Church in Ahwatukee.

Survivors include her parents, Armond and Marcella Amacher and her twin brother Ryan, and his wife, Susan.

Contributions in her memory will be used towards a nursing scholarship.



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