Rebecca “Becky” (Allen) Becker was born on November 24th, 1955 in Mitchell, SD to Darl and LaVon “Bonnie” (Boysen) Allen. Becky grew up and attended school in Chamberlain, SD. On June 1st, 1972 she married Robert Podhradsky in Mitchell, SD. She spent many years raising her family in Mitchell and was crowned Mrs. South Dakota in 1978.
In 1983, she moved to Las Vegas where she would meet her future husband and spend the rest of her life. On November 23rd, 1998 she married Craig Becker in Las Vegas. He passed away on February 16th, 2002.
Becky will be remembered by her friends and family in many different ways; a beautiful sister, a loving mother, a woman with an eclectic taste in art, a “feisty little gal”, a generous friend, a lover of animals, a “fighter”, a biker babe who loved being on the back of a Harley, and the owner of the sharpest wit and most beautiful smile in the room.
Becky is survived by her three children, Laura Podhradsky of Mitchell, SD, Amy (Robert) Wilson of Conyers, GA, and John Podhradsky of Ukiah, CA; grandchildren, Austin, Dylan, Veda, Elliot, Lottie, and Finn; sisters, Linda (Larry) Allen and Robin (Dennis) Pense; brothers, Ricky (Frannie) Allen, Cheryl Allen, Darren (Margie) Allen, and Daryl Allen; sister-in-law Jan Mullins; sons of late husband, Danny Becker and Robert Becker, many nieces and nephews, countless friends and her dog Max.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Craig Becker; daughter, Shaunda Allen; parents, Darl and LaVon Allen; brothers, David Allen, Doyle Allen and Carl Richard; and her late husband’s son, Jeffery Becker.