Becky Goldfish Vinson

Becky Goldfish Vinson

September 1, 1965 – August 2, 2018

Becky was born in St. Paul, Nebraska on September 1, 1965 to William and Shirley Goldfish. She was the second youngest in a set of 5. Becky is survived by Steven, Billie Jo, Michael, and Gary. In her adolescent years she lived in Scotia, Nebraska and later settled down in Columbus. At the age of 32 she married the love of her life, Quinn Vinson. In a short two years of marriage, she became pregnant with her first son, Issac. She decided she wasn’t done there and went on to have her second son, Ethan. Becky was an extraordinary mother, daughter, sister, and wife. The life Becky lived was one of excitement and adventure. Most of Becky’s life was spent traveling with her family. Travel to Becky was a virtue which she shared with her children, bringing them to 37 different states. From climbing Inca temples to being one of the only people to freely roll down the Indy 500’s Speedway, she lived one heck of a good life.

In November of 2017 Becky was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. It was an eight-month battle that Becky stood positive through all the way. When she first started chemo in December, she was excited because her new hair loss meant that she got to show off her scarves that she loved so much.

Becky passed on August 2, 2018 in the Buffett Cancer Center located in Omaha, Nebraska. Becky was a woman of many spiritual beliefs and held God close to her heart at all times.

The family will hold a CELEBRATION OF LIFE on August 11 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Elks Country Club, 5113 63rd St. in Columbus. Then on September 1st, a REMEMBRANCE will be held at Scotia Community Building, 504 Scotia Ave. If you plan on attending either the celebration or remembrance, please wear bright colors and refrain from wearing black per Becky’s wishes.



  • Anita Stam Posted August 7, 2018 9:03 am

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to your entire family.

  • Lisa Dugan Posted August 7, 2018 12:06 pm

    So very sorry for your losses. Prayers to the family.

  • Deb & Randy Cadek Posted August 7, 2018 1:26 pm

    So sorry for your loss! RIP Becky!

  • Nancy “taz” Weber09 Posted August 7, 2018 3:31 pm

    ❤️❤️sending all our love to the family. Goldfish was a wonderful lady that I have the privilege to get to know 35 years ago. I treasure each and every time our “ 4th floor friends” have gotten together over the years. It is truly a forever friendship. As Alabama sings…. there are angels among us! Becky is our angel watching o eat us. ❤️❤️❤️

  • John Ingraham Posted August 7, 2018 4:24 pm

    Sending love and Prayers your way. So Sorry for your Loss. God Bless

  • Larry and Susie Waller Posted August 7, 2018 4:52 pm

    Sending Love and Prayers!

  • Monette Kokar Posted August 7, 2018 5:31 pm

    So very sorry for the loss of Becky. She always had a smile on her face. Prayers for her family!

  • Mary Scott Posted August 7, 2018 6:16 pm

    My sincere sympathy!

  • Anna Mary Smith Posted August 7, 2018 6:39 pm

    So sorry to hear of the lost of Becky at such a young age. Medical procedures do not always help our natural bodies, but she had enjoyed life in spite of her physical problems. God knows her heart and is welcoming her home now.

  • Dave Sjuts Posted August 8, 2018 7:00 am

    Quinn and family…you have my deepest sympathies on the passing of Becky. May God hold you in his hands and give you strength to face the days ahead without her. But know that you will meet again.

  • Karen dobesh Posted August 8, 2018 7:41 am

    My sympathy will miss seeing her at the goodwill store and share in our finds

  • Marilyn!! Posted August 8, 2018 11:02 am

    I love my friend Becky!!! She was such true to her words friend!! In many cases, my voice of reason. Her family was her passion. I’ll never forget her as long as I live. Oh how I will miss you sweet lady!! Fly high with our sweet Nicolas until we meet again ❤️?

  • Marilyn Nicolas Posted August 8, 2018 11:13 am

    I love my sweet friend!! She had so much passion for life,and her family was her greatest passion!! She was always true to her word, and in many cases my voice of reason!! I will miss our lengthy conversations and Beautiful smiles. Fly high with our precious Nicolas sweet friend until we meet again ❤️ You lady

  • Steve and Corinne Hawley Posted August 8, 2018 12:32 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are will all of the family. May God bless you all with His comfort, strength, and peace.

  • Ronda Edson Posted August 8, 2018 1:35 pm

    Thinking and praying for you all…

  • Lisa Posted August 8, 2018 2:51 pm

    RIP my fun friend. Thank you for being my friend and for sharing your boys, your laugh, your adventures with us. I can only imagine how much fun Heaven is going to be now that you’re among the angels.

  • Brenda Martinez Posted August 8, 2018 3:32 pm

    So sorry for your loss.

  • Tony Budnick Posted August 8, 2018 4:19 pm

    Sorry for your loss! Prayers to the family!!

  • Cori Callan Posted August 9, 2018 7:47 am

    Quinn, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God’s love surround all of you.

  • Pam Flynn Posted August 9, 2018 9:41 am

    Becky will be missed. She was a wonderful person and a treasured friend. She’s definitely an angel watching over us.

  • Mihaela Posted August 10, 2018 5:15 pm

    My sincere condolences! Becky was one of my favorite patients! Love and prayers.

  • Joan Pauley Posted August 11, 2018 9:34 pm

    Dear Quinn, Issac and Ethan,
    I am so sorry to hear about Becky’s passing. She was such a wonderful woman! I always enjoyed talking to her at school. She loved you guys very much. I will keep you in my prayers as you go through this journey.

  • Jay and Rachelle Kuhl Posted August 12, 2018 9:54 am

    Quinn and family, so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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