Raymond Becker

Raymond Becker, 82, of West Bend, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005 at the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home in Fond du Lac.

He was born Mar. 10, 1923 in the Town of West Bend to the late Arthur and Ida (nee Kuester) Becker.

Ray worked at the Gehl Company for 35 years. When he retired in 1985, he moved to the Willow Flowage and lived there until moving back to West Bend seven years ago. For the past five years, he resided at the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home.

Raymond was a member of the Hexelbank Club at the Gehl Company.

Survivors include three children; Val (Lois) of Kewaskum, Terry (Paul) of Sheboygan and Jackie (Gary) Wilde of Newburg, four grandchildren; Sherry and Alex Becker and Kevin and Kaitlyn Wilde. He is the proud great-grandfather of Brenden Becker. Ray is further survived by his brother Russell (Joynell) of West Bend and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Pearl and her husband, Allen Renk.

Visitation will be Monday at the funeral home from 3 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with Rev. David Schoob from Trinity Lutheran Church officiating.