Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY ~ REBECCA RAE "BECKY" (SKARDA) DOLECHECK
January 14, 1951 ~ October 29, 2001
Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, at the First Christian Church in Mount Ayr for Becky Dolecheck, 50, of Mount Ayr.
Mrs. Dolecheck, suffered a brain aneurysm while jogging Monday morning. She was taken by air ambulance to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines where she died Monday afternoon.
She was the wife of Iowa’s 88th District Representative Cecil Dolecheck. She was active in her husband’s political career and attended many legislature coffees, meetings and campaign tours.
Mrs. Dolecheck, daughter of Peggy Mohr and Elbert Skarda, was born Jan. 14, 1951 in Creston. She graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1969 and AIB Institute of Business. She was a lifelong resident of Ringgold County and employed by Pederson law Firm in Mount Ayr. She was active in community, church and civic activities and was Southwest Iowa District Golf chairwoman.
Survivors include her husband, Cecil, of Mount Ayr; two sons, Eric Dolecheck and his wife, Dawn Dolecheck, of Kellerton, Darin Dolecheck of Mount Ayr; a daughter, Josie Johnson and her husband, Alan Johnson, Des Moines; her parents, Peggy and Elbert Skarda of Tingley; a brother, John Skarda of Elkart; two sisters, Janet Hall and her husband, Tom Hall, of Mission Viejo, Calif., and Ginny Eighmy and her husband, Malcolm Eighmy, of Mount Ayr; brother-in-law, Roger Dolecheck and his wife, Lisa Dolecheck, of Beaconsfield; sister-in-law, Linda Crandall and her husband, Jeff Crandall, of Kingwood, Texas; mother- and father-in-law, Leola and Ivan Dolecheck of Mount Ayr, and one grandchild.
The Revs. Jeff Flagg and John Brillo officiated at the services. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery in Mount Ayr.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, August of 2016