Una E. Becker

June 7, 1915 Oct. 31, 2010

Una E. Becker of Waukesha died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, at the age of 95. Una was born June 7, 1915, a daughter of William and Ella (nee Meuschke) Gruhle.

On Dec. 27, 1938, she married Earl Becker. Una was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church, Waukesha. She worked for more than 29 years as a customer service representative for Firstar Bank until her retirement in 1985. Una enjoyed volunteering for the Milwaukee County Zoo, Schlitz Audubon Center, Avalon and Retzer Nature Center. She also enjoyed crocheting and gardening. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Una will be dearly missed by her sons, Dennis (Connie) Becker of Waukesha and Dan (Pam) Becker of Lafayette, Ind.; grandchildren, Donna (Paul) Zerovec of Milwaukee and Garrett Becker of Waukesha; great-granddaughter, Olivia Calderon of Milwaukee; and brother, Willard (the late Ruth) Gruhle of Kewaskum. Una is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl; parents; sisters, Elda and Bernice; and an infant brother, Ellis.

Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Nov. 6, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Dan Schwerin will be officiating. A private entombment will be held at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Schlitz Audubon Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI 53217; or to The Garrett Becker Award, c/o the Christian Athletic Scholarship Fund, 31385 Hill Road, Hartland, WI 53029.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.