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; brother-in-law Kenneth Unertl; 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
She is preceded in death by siblings, Anita (Alvin) Beder, Dorothy
Unertl and Raymond Krebs; and brother-in-law, Gilbert Wehner.
The visitation was 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 was at the 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
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)