Rebecca Gerten (nee Menzel) died peacefully in her home on January 21, 2015 in Hawthorne, CA due to complications following colon cancer. She was 51. Rebecca was born March 28, 1963 in Denver, CO to her parents, Richard and Margo Menzel. She is survived by her husband, Bill Gerten; stepsons Corey and Brett Gerten; and sisters Susan Jacklett and Julia Menzel. She was an artist that loved life and loved people. Rebecca will be greatly missed by her family and friends. The rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. on January 30 and the memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on January 31 at St. Anthony's Church 710 E. Grand Ave. El Segundo, CA. Following the service will be a "Celebration of Life" at the Santa Monica Windjammer Yacht Club 13589 Mindanao Way Marina Del Rey, CA 90292. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a memorial fund using this link:

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