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Joan Dorothy Schaffer Becker
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1936
East Saint Louis
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 2003
Monroe County
Illinois, USA

Joan D. Becker, 66, of Columbia, Ill., born Sept. 28, 1936, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Monday, July 14 2003, at her residence, following a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Mrs. Becker was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Columbia, Ill.

Mrs. Becker was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Dorothy, nee Miller, Schaffer; and a grandson, Kyle.

Surviving are her husband, Paul "Pete" Becker; whom she married June 25, 1960, in Columbia, Ill. Children, Paul (Bonnie) Becker Jr., of Macon, Mo., Christopher (Sandy) Becker of Columbia, Ill., Sherry (Brett) Holten of Collinsville, Ill., and Rickey (Toni) Becker of Columbia, Ill.; grandchildren, Stephanie
Joel, Suzy, Alex, Adam, Emily, Paige and Jake; brothers and sisters, Shirley O'Brien of Columbia, Ill., Ed (Margaret) Schaffer of Cahokia, Ill., and Geri (Jim) Vogt of Columbia, Ill.; and many other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to BJC Hospice, or the Catholic Urban Program.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at Lawlor Funeral Home
Columbia, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2003, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Columbia, Ill., with the Rev. Steve Gira officiating. Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Columbia, Ill.


Published in the Belleville News-Democrat from 7/16/2003 - 7/17/2003.
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  Edward Schaffer (1905 - 1970)
  Dorothy M Schaffer (1903 - 1998)
  Paul A Becker (1938 - 2007)
Immaculate Conception Cemetery
Monroe County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Feb 07, 2010
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