Rebecca F. Notti, 18, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at her family’s ranch near Otter, Montana. A viewing will be held on Monday, August 3, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Kane Funeral Home. The memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. Monday, August 3, 2009 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Sheridan, with the Reverend Kevin Jones officiating. A reception is planned for family and friends after the service.
"Becca" was born on August 18, 1990 in Sheridan, Wyoming to Jae and Suzie (Stevens) Notti. She was an active child who participated in 4-H showing her horses and dog for many years, and who loved music and spending time with her family. When she was thirteen she began sending monthly checks to Compassion in Africa to help needy kids there. She enjoyed travelling, camping, hunting, riding her horses, snowboarding, tennis, and most of all spending time with her boyfriend Jarad Koltiska.
Becca, a recent Sheridan High School graduate, was a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters, FFA, Chaps, Alpha Lamba Dellta, the National Honor Society and her school Spanish Club. She had completed her freshman year of college at Stephen’s College in Columbia, Missouri and was planning on attending Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota this fall.
She leaves behind many family members, including her parents, sister Sarah Notti, grandparents Ben Notti and Darlene Notti, and Marc and Nan Stevens, great-grandmother Mary VanPrice and boyfriend Jarad Koltiska. She is also survived by aunts and uncles Bill (Jan) Stevens, Cynthia (Hal) Gratwohl, Becky (Steve) Hutton, Cheri (David) Notti, Nadine (Dave) Yarwood, Leigh (Kyle) Deaton, and Janine (Cameron) Freih and cousins Heather, Jennifer and Megan Stevens, Amber, Nick(Kandiss) and Hunter Gratwohl, Levi Bryan, Nycole, Ashleigh Pankratz, Whitney (Billy) Cross, Drew and Dani Yarwood, and Alexander and Clayton Freih.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Rebecca Notti Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o First Interstate Bank, P.O. Box 2007, Sheridan, WY, or St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Sheridan, WY.
Kane Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.