Marie I. Becker, 90

Marie I. Becker, 90, of West Bend, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center in West Bend.

She was born June 17, 1923, in the town of Herman to Florentine and Mary Becker (nee Gutschenritter.) She was united in marriage to Alfons Becker on April 19, 1947, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Woodland. Marie worked for Wagner Products in Hustisford and Micro Design in Hartford. She lived on the Becker homestead farm for 75 years and in 1998 moved to Hartford.

She was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Woodland, and a member of the St. Monica Christian Mothers. Marie enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, bowling, going to the casino, gardening and, most of all, spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving children, Carl (Dawn) Becker, Hilary (Linda) Becker, Theresa (Dennis) Genger, Gerald (special friend, Susan) Becker, Marian (Mike) Strupp, Roger (Diane) Becker, Henry (Denise) Becker and Leo (Linda) Becker; 17 cherished grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; and sisters-in-law, Marcella Becker and Dorothy Becker. She is further survived by other dear relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Alfons Becker; infant son, Paul Becker; brothers, Elmer and Clarence Becker; and an infant granddaughter, Nicole.

Mass of Christian Burial for Marie will be held Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (N5092 Highway WS Woodland, WI 53099) at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Alois Van Beek officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at the Shimon Funeral Home (824 Union St. Hartford, WI 53027) at 1-4 p.m., with a prayer service beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Interment in St. John’s Cemetery, town of Herman.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated.

Special thanks to Mary, Sara, Rachel, the Timber Cove staff, and to Cedar Hospice for all of the support, care and compassion given to our mother. — The Becker Family.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family; (262) 673-9500