|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1852|
|Death: ||Apr. 26, 1929|
GREEN VALLEY WOMAN DIES AT AGE OF 77
Mrs. Valentine Becker, Resident of Community Nearly Thirty Years Passes Away
Funeral services were held Sunday at the Evangelical Lutheran Church for Mrs. Valentine Becker who died on Friday, April 26, at the home of her daughter Mrs. George Breezee, after an illness of four weeks. Death was caused by gall stones. Rev. John F. Schultz officiated at the services and interment was at Greenwood cemetery.
Margaret Orth was born at Worms, Germany, March 5, 1852, where she grew to womanhood. She was united in marriage to Valentine Becker on May, 1875 at her home in Germany.
To this union ten children were born, nine of whom survive her. One Louis Bennie passed from this life February 3, 1911.
Those remaining are Mrs. Clara Brislin of Eddyville, Oregon, Jacob C. Becker, Mrs. Lizzie Breezee, Alber Becker, Mrs. Martha Meinke, William Becker, Valentine H. Becker, Edward Becker and Mrs. Margaret Schwartz all of Park Rapids. Mr. Becker passed away August 10, 1920.
They came to America in 1880 and settled in Minnesota near Aldrich, where they esided until 1897, when they moved to Ponsford where thay lived four years, after which they moved to their present home in Green Valley.
Mrs. Becker was a kind and loving mother and was loved by all who knew her. She was confirmed in the Lutheran faith at the age of 14.
She is survived by four daughters, five sons, forty two grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
Enterprise, May 2, 1929
Valentine Becker (1848 - 1920)
Clara Bristlin (1875 - 1961)*
Jacob B. Becker (1878 - 1958)*
Elizabeth Becker Breezee (1880 - 1950)*
Albert Becker (1882 - 1971)*
Martha Christine Becker Meinke (1885 - 1980)*
William John Becker (1886 - 1978)*
William T. Becker (1886 - 1978)*
Valentine Henry Becker (1888 - 1974)*
Edward Becker (1890 - 1979)*
Margaret Becker Schwartz (1892 - 1986)*
Lewis Bennie Becker (1896 - 1911)*
Note: Her name found in Hubbard county death index
Plot: Block 80, Lot 4, gr2
Created by: Joan Edmonson
Record added: Oct 20, 2010
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