Robert W. ‘Sparky’ Becker

Robert W. "Sparky" Becker of Pewaukee was born to eternal life Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at age 81.

He was the beloved husband of 53 years to Ivadell (nee Hockett); loving father of Debbie Neumann, Linda (Robert) Opie, Robert J. (Janice) Becker and Sandy (Dave) Johnson; proud grandfather of Crystal Brunke, Dan Hoffman, Tim Neumann, Alysa and Brad Opie and Sara Johnson; and dear brother of Mildred Opie. He is further survived by other relatives and many, many friends.

Robert was an avid sportsman, enjoying the outdoors. He was the third generation to be born, raised and live in Pewaukee.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6:30 p.m. memorial service Sunday, Dec. 30, at Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 205 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee. The Rev. William McBride will be officiating. Private interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Pewaukee.

Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 691-1900, is serving the family.