"Bob" Becker, 96, of Normal, passed away at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday,
January 12, 2013 at Heritage Manor in Normal. Funeral services will
be at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman
Memorial Home in Bloomington with Rev. Kurt Flora officiating.
Visitation will be held from 9-11 am at the memorial home on
Interment will be in Mt Hope
Cemetery in Sibley, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made
to Sibley Lutheran Church.
Bob was born on May 30, 1916 in
Sibley, Illinois to William John and Jessie F. (Clark) Becker. He
married Bernadine Taylor on August 31, 1940 in Anchor, IL. She
preceded him in death on October 2, 2006.
Surviving is one son, Richard A.
(Bernadine) Becker of Minooka, IL; five grandchildren, Kim (Wayne)
George and Shelly (Aaron) Hall all of Arkansas; Denise (Mike)
Millsaps of Minooka, IL; Debi (Don) Duggins of Morris, IL and
William Schroeder of Ellensburg, Washington; 12 great grandchildren
and five great great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife Bernadine,
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Douglas and
Keith Becker, one grandson, Allen Becker, one granddaughter, Lynne
Collins, three brothers, and one sister.
He graduated from Sibley High
Bob was a farmer in his early years
then retired from U-High around 1991 after 31 years of service.
He was an avid sports fan and loved
the Chicago Cubs. He enjoyed wood working, his flower garden and
spending time with his grandchildren and family
Bob was a former member of the
Sibley United Methodist Church and Moose Lodge #745 in
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