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Benjamin B. Becker
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1895
Death: Apr. 5, 1918

DIED AT FORT RILEY;Pneumonia Claimed Benjamin Becker; Forth Callaway Member of National Army to Die of Disease at Camp: Benjamin Becker, 22 years old, a Callaway County soldier stationed at Camp Funston, died of pneumonia at the base hospital at Fort Riley, Kansas, Friday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock. He had been ill about four months, and his condition became so serious a week ago that his father, Charles Becker of Steedman, was called to his bedside.Funeral services were held at the Steedman Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock by the Reverend J.W. Slade and the Reverend W.W. Wilson. Burial was in a new cemetary in Steedman in which his body was the first interment.Young Becker went to Camp Funston on September 20, and had been there only a few weeks when he became ill. Privite Benj. B. Becker;Aged 22 years, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Becker of near Steedman, Missouri, Called to the Colors September 1918 and ordered to Camp Funston, Kansas for training where he died of pneumonia April 1918. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Becker (1859 - 1960)
  Amelia Horstman Becker (1864 - 1925)
 
 Siblings:
  Louis H Becker (1882 - 1882)*
  Edward Herman Becker (1884 - 1972)*
  August F Becker (1886 - 1887)*
  John Charles Becker (1888 - 1950)*
  Anna Louisa Becker Meyer (1890 - 1981)*
  Alvin Theodore Becker (1893 - 1985)*
  Benjamin B. Becker (1895 - 1918)
  Ollie Rudolph Becker (1899 - 1989)*
  Elda Emily Becker Vandeloecht (1902 - 1989)*
  Lenora Mary Becker Hazlett (1906 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Gone But Not Forgotten.
 
Burial:
Steedman Cemetery
Steedman
Callaway County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Dennis Rittenhouse
Record added: May 31, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8854340
Benjamin B. Becker
Added by: Dennis Rittenhouse
 
Benjamin B. Becker
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