|Birth: ||May 8, 1924|
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 2011|
Evelyn M. Becker, 87, Lititz, died Sunday, August 14, 2011, at Landis Homes. She was the daughter of the late Chester D. and Anna M. Rohrer Ranck. A 1941 graduate of Paradise High School, she enjoyed quilting, embroidery, flowers, gardening, playing the piano and accordion, and was a member of the Melody Strings.
She was married to the late John B. Becker with whom she celebrated 54 years of marriage. They operated Becker's Turkey Farm, Ronks, from 1958 until 1978 when they moved to Black Horse Road, Paradise, where Evelyn spent many hours quilting for family and friends.
A member of East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church, Evelyn faithfully served the Lord by serving others.
She is survived by a son, Clair M. Becker, husband of Mary Anne (Weaver) Becker, Millersville, and a daughter, Alma E. Wenger, wife of Nelson H. Wenger, Manheim; six grandchildren, Jennifer, wife of Bradley Rhine, Allison, wife of Carl Mummert, Dean (Janelle Frey) Wenger, Eric (Kristin Hornberger) Wenger, Neil (Jamie Weaver) Wenger, Troy (Nicole Koser) Wenger, and thirteen great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold E. and Lloyd H. Ranck.
The family expresses appreciation to the loving staff and the Star Comforters of Landis Homes, and Hospice of Lancaster County for their care.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 2:00 PM in the West Bethany Chapel at Landis Homes with Pastor Glen Roth officiating. Private interment in Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery.
If desired, memorial contributions can be made in Evelyn's memory to the Landis Homes Caring Fund, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, PA 17543. Bachman Funeral Home, Strasburg.
Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era 8/15/2011
Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Aug 15, 2011
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