MESA, Ariz.

Barbara Becker

Oct. 25, 1926 - July 3, 2008

Barbara Becker of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Waukesha, died Thursday, July 3, 2008, at age 81. She was born Oct. 25, 1926, in Derby, England, to Henry and Sarah (nee Baker) Carr.

She was a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church in the town of Genesee. She has lived in Mesa since 1989.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Joseph of Mesa; daughter, Jill (Jack) Coy-Magestro of Hartland; stepdaughter, Barb (Scott) Sangsland of Claremont, Calf.; stepson, Randy (Sue) Becker of Muskego; and grandchildren, Betsy (Kevin) Larsen of Eau Claire, Jonathan Coy of St. Louis and Matt and Becky Sangsland of Claremont. She is further survived by her brother, Alan Carr of Illovo Beach, South Africa, and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, July 17, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Graveside services will be private at Salem Cemetery in Wales.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Inspiris, 2025 N. Third St., Suite 205, Phoenix, AZ 85004.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to for directions or to leave an online tribute.