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Rebecca Jo Vail

March 8, 1950 ~ June 28, 2017 (age 67)
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DIXON- Rebecca Jo Vail, 67 of Dixon passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Regency Healthcare of Sterling.

Becky was born on March 8, 1950 in Princeton, IL, the daughter of Charles E. and Marilyn (Dunsworth) Vail. 

Surviving are her two brothers, Ned (Sandy) Vail of Kansas City, MO and Jack (Sarah) Vail of Paso Robles, CA; niece, Emily Vail of Walnut Creek, CA; and nephew, Brent (Christy) Vail and their daughter, Madison of Woodlands, TX.  Preceding Becky in death are her parents, and her special grandmother, Gladys Dunsworth.

Becky graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelors Degree, and was president of Zeta Tau Alpha.  She later went on to attend Columbia College in Chicago.

With a true love for music and musicals, Becky sang at many local weddings and funerals, and in many plays.  She was a talented actress and enjoyed local theatre.  Becky taught theater, speech, and English at many educational facilities in the area.  She had a true love for animals of every kind, and she was a member of the Women’s Fellowship at the United Methodist Church. 

 A graveside service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, June 30, 2017 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon. 

Memorial Contributions may be made in Becky’s honor to Regency Healthcare of Sterling, 612 St. Mary’s St, Sterling, IL 61081.

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Charitable donations may be made to:

Regency Healthcare of Sterling
612 St. Mary's Street, Sterling IL 61081

 Service Information

Graveside Service
June 30, 2017

2:00 PM
Chapel Hill Memorial Park
1121 N. Galena Ave.
Dixon, IL 61021

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