Rebecca A. Barkalow, 62, of Iowa City, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.
Funeral services were held Jan. 24, at the Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City.
Rebecca Ann Ellyson was born April 16, 1951, in Opa-locka, Fla. She graduated from Iowa City High School and Kirkwood Community College. She worked for many years as a property owner/manager in the Iowa City area, and was also known for her work as an administrative assistant at Successful Living in Iowa City.
Her family includes her children, Karen Ellyson of Coralville, Tammy (Anthony Johnson) Ellyson of Iowa City, Doug (Carolyn Eakes) Ellyson of North Liberty, and Matthew Ellyson of Iowa City; mother, Lorainne Larson of Iowa City; brothers, Mark Ellyson, Gary Vance and Max Ellyson Jr.; sister, Ann Ellyson; four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Max E. Ellyson and Doris J. (Robinson) Gath.