LaVerne M. ‘Tudy’ Becker

LaVerne M. "Tudy" Becker, 86, of Kewaskum, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at the Samaritan Health Center in West Bend.

She was born on Nov. 2, 1923, in Kewaskum, the daughter of the late Albert and Mathilda (nee Wehling) Terlinden, and on July 15, 1951, she was united in marriage to Henry "Hank" Becker at St. John Lutheran Church in New Fane. Hank preceded Tudy in death on Aug. 22, 2003.

Tudy was a member of St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kewaskum.

Those Tudy leaves behind to cherish her memory include her daughter, Judith "Judy" Becker of Brookfield; her stepdaughter, Gladys "Buffy" Seefeldt of West Bend; four stepgrandsons, Richard, Terry, Scott and Mark Glamann; four step-great-grandchildren, Brittany (Vito) Lanzone, Jonathan Glamann, Nicole (Marquis) Rosenburg and Brandon Glamann; three stepgreat-great-grandchildren, Jonathan Glamann Jr., Joshua and Jasmin Rosenburg; other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Tudy was preceded in death by her son, James "Jim" Becker; her brother, Sylvester "Tiny" Terlinden; her sister, Ione Terlinden; her stepson-in-law, Merlin Seefeldt and her grandson, Brian.

Funeral services for Tudy will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kewaskum. The Rev. Timothy Henning will officiate and entombment in the Shrine of Rest Mausoleum in Fond du Lac will follow the service.

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Friday from noon until the time of services.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Tudy’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at

Tudy’s family extends a heartfelt thank you to the Samaritan Health Center staff for the compassionate care provided to Tudy during her time there.