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Rebecca Sue (Belitz) Paustian

January 3, 1951 ~ April 26, 2020 (age 69)


Rebecca “Becky” Sue Paustian, 69, of Tipton, died suddenly at Mercy Hospital Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday evening, April 26, 2020. Her family will hold a private memorial service on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 11:00am at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at a later date and posted on this website when determined.

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In Lieu of flowers and in Becky’s memory, the family asks that all cards and memorials be mailed in c/o Allen Paustian to 1020 Ridgeview Drive, Tipton, IA 52772. 

Rebecca, daughter of Elmer William Belitz and Wilma Nadine (Voss) Belitz /Pearson was born on Wednesday, January 3, 1951 in Davenport, Iowa.  She graduated with the Tipton High School Class of 1969. She married Michael David Daedlow in 1969. They later divorced and Becky married Allen Edward Paustian on July 19, 1996 in Tipton, Iowa. She was an insurance accountant for medical companies in Iowa City until she retired in 2014. Becky was a member of the Lutheran faith. She loved outdoor activities to include; trips to the mountains, family vacations on Lake of the Ozarks and gardening.  Becky also enjoyed watching her grandchildren excel at sporting events and helped deliver meals to shut-ins, for the Meals on Wheels program. 
She is survived by her spouse Allen Paustian of Tipton, IA; five children, Amy Lenz of Tipton, IA, Jason (Lacey) Daedlow of Eldridge, IA, Brian (Lindsey) Paustian of Tipton, IA, Jason (Carly) Paustian of Tipton, IA, and Sean (Jill) Paustian of Tipton, IA; nine grandchildren, Eric Lenz, Austin Lenz, Haley Daedlow, Gabrielle Paustian, Hannah Paustian, Grayson Paustian, Mason Paustian, Brecken Welsh and Brycen Welsh; and one brother, Robert Belitz of Wilton, IA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer Belitz and Wilma Pearson; brother, Joel Belitz and sister, Katherine “Kay” (Belitz) Chambliss.


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Celebration of Life- Services Pending

Private Service

Fry Funeral Home
220 E. 6th Street
Tipton, IA 52772

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