|Birth: ||May 13, 1914|
|Death: ||Aug. 10, 2007|
CALEDONIA, Minn. - Florence M. Becker, 93, of Caledonia, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at her home.
She was born May 13, 1914, in Caledonia, to John and Johanna (Palen) Gaspard.
She married Lloyd Becker on Feb. 24, 1936, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Caledonia. Lloyd preceded her in death Dec. 25, 1984.
Florence was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, it's Council of Catholic Women and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. She was also a founding member of the Monday Rosary Group and a member of the Quilter's Group at St. Mary's.
Florence instilled wonder in her children and was very spiritual. She was kind and full of laughter, and she loved the poor. She had a wholesome simplicity and fought the good fight and won. She loved crafts, sewing, baking, gardening and cardinals.
She is survived by her eight children, Carol Ann (Dr. Carlos Miura) of Ottawa, Ontario, Arlene Becker of Madonna House, Ottawa, Terrance Becker of Caledonia, Gwendolyn (Alex) Ells of Port Oxford, Ore., RoseAnn (Bob) Denny of Belle Plaine, Minn., Patrick (Jean) Becker of Caledonia, Jane (Billy) Weiss of Langley, British Columbia, and Joan Simmons of Caledonia; 22 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Sr. Lydia Gaspard of Rochester, Minn., and Millie Lee of Caledonia.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Hermina Schmitz and Loretta Rathke; and two brothers, Victor and Orville Gaspard.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caledonia. The Rev. Gregory Leif will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia.
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Record added: Feb 10, 2011
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