|Birth: ||Feb. 16, 1926|
|Death: ||Jul. 14, 2011|
Mary G. Becker, 85 of Pontiac, IL, died on Thursday, July 14, 2011, at 9:30 AM at Evenglow Tjardes Health Center in Pontiac.
Mary was born on February 16, 1926 in Pontiac, IL a daughter of Fred G. and Catherine Marguerite McCallister Harris. She graduated from Pontiac Township High School and attended Monmouth College. On December 26, 1950 she married William R. Swager, he preceded her in death on May 5, 1989. On August 8, 1992, she married Harold A. Becker.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her son: William H. Swager and one brother: John F. Harris, Sr.
Mary was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Pontiac, where she taught Sunday School and was involved in many church activities. In her early years, she was employed for Gramm Motor Company and Owego School. She was a past Supervisor for Owego Township, a member of the Owego Club and was actively involved in the Farm Bureau.
Mary loved her family. She was always interested in what everyone was doing. She loved to bake. She and Harold enjoyed bowling and playing Euchre. Her favorite flowers were Pansies, and along with collecting angels, she loved watching Humming Birds. Above all, Mary loved the Lord, and we rejoice in the fact that she is now in Heaven.
Memorials in Mary's name may be left to the First Lutheran Church of Pontiac Building Fund, the American Lung Association or OSF Hospice.
Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Record added: Jul 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73395484
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Added: Jul. 15, 2011