Marie R. Becker, 87
Marie R. Becker (nee Krebs), 87, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014,
at Virginia Highlands in Germantown.
She was born on Feb. 10, 1926, to the late Otto and Katherine (nee Redig)
Krebs. She married Peter Rusniak on Oct. 22, 1955, and he preceded her
in death on May 29, 1978. She later married Sylvester Becker on March
31, 1979 and he preceded her in death on March 11, 1991.
She enjoyed fishing, boating, crocheting, giving lighthouse tours in
Door County and spending time with family.
Marie is survived by brothers, Ralph (Joyce) Krebs, Roland (Barbara)
Krebs, Leander (Jewel) Krebs; sister, Esther Wehner; sister-in-law, Rose
Krebs; Sylvester’s sister, Marie Beyers; and Sylvester’s children,
Richard (Marilyn) Becker and Linda Becker. She is further survived by
many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by siblings, Anita (Alvin) Beder, Dorothy
Unertl, Raymond Krebs; and brother- in-law, Gilbert Wehner.
The visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, from 10
a.m.-noon at St. Gabriel Catholic Church (1200 St. Gabriel Way,
Hubertus, WI 53033). The Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be at
church on Saturday, Jan. 25 at noon with the Rev. Thomas Kuttiyanickal
presiding. Interment of cremains will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery
at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Gabriel
Parish would be appreciated.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to her niece, Agnes
Wagner for all her special attention and care for Marie.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262)