Rebecca Ann “Becky” (Underhill) Swenson was born on July 4, 1958, in Minneapolis, to Herbert and Rita Underhill of Pine River, and went to be with her Lord and Savior on her 61st birthday. She was married to John Swenson on September 12, 1992.
Becky is survived by her parents; her children from a previous marriage, Brian Hulke (Kimi) of Grass Valley, OR, and Keith Hulke of Cordova, Alaska; a granddaughter, Sophie Hulke of Grass Valley, OR; her loving husband John Swenson of McMinnville, Or; and brothers, Dale Underhill (Dorothy) of Longville and Mark Underhill (Laura) of North Ogden, UT.
Becky graduated from Pine River High School, Chemeka College in McMinnville, OR and attended Linfield College in McMinnville, OR.
She left MN in 1979 and moved to McMinnville, OR. Becky operated a retail gift business in McMinnville and worked in Human Resources at Kelly Services and Linfield College then had a 20-year career in the financial services sector working at Wells Fargo, Countrywide Home Mortgage and Eagle Home Mortgage. She loved working with first time home buyers.
After battling cancer for many years, Becky’s wish was to return to her native Minnesota, and by the grace of God, she was able to accomplish that by the efforts of her great friend, Shelley.
Becky enjoyed spending time with her family and cheering on the many accomplishments of her granddaughter, Sophie. She is missed by many friends, ex classmates and relatives. The family already misses their time and trips with Gramma.
Services will be 4 PM on Saturday July 13, 2019, at Pine Mountain Gospel in Backus (former Backus school building). Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Backus.
A celebration of life will be 3:30pm on July 20 at Calvary Chapel 1825 NW 2nd St in McMinnville, Oregon.