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Leah Rachel Sauer Becker
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1910
Lind
Adams County
Washington, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 2001
Ritzville
Adams County
Washington, USA

"Leah R. Becker, Age 90.—Passed away Feb 16, 2001 at Life Care Center in Ritzville, WA. Daughter of Gotfried and Christina Sauer, born Sept 17, 1910 at Lind, WA. Attended Lind schools through the eighth grade. Married George Becker Jr. on Sept 16, 1936 in Walla Walla. They returned to Ritzville and lived on the Becker family farm, 9 miles west of town. In 1960 she and George moved into a new home they had built in Ritzville. They retired from farming in 1977. Leah was a member of the Philadelphia Congregational Church, the Ritzville Eagles Auxiliary, and was a member of the Gritman Senior Center. She is survived by her husband, George at the family home; a son, Walter G. Sauer and wife, JoAnn of Ritzville; two grandchildren, Brian Sauer and wife, Teresa of Merdian, ID, and Connie Field and husband, Jeff of Lind; three great grandchildren, Aaron Sauer, Christina and Alan Field; sisters, Ella Iltz and husband, Elmer of Odessa, Esther Whitehead of Eugene, OR; half-sister, Luetta Spencer of Spokane and step-sister, Marie Holiday and husband, Uhel of Spokane; also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, Feb 21, 2001, 11 a.m. at the Philadelphia Congregational Church, Ritzville, with Pastor Elizabeth Sendon, officiating. Vault interment will follow at the Ritzville Memorial Cemetery. Danekas Funeral Home, Ritzville, WA in charge of funeral arrangements." (Spokesman-Review: 2-18-2001)(NTS)

Thank you Marge Womach for this transcription. 
 
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 Parents:
  Gottfried Sauer (1886 - 1925)
  Christina Kleinknecht Sauer (1891 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  George Becker (1914 - 2004)
 
 Siblings:
  Leah Rachel Sauer Becker (1910 - 2001)
  Ella Martha Sauer Iltz (1914 - 2008)*
  Martin A. Schaal (1933 - 1994)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Ritzville Memorial Cemetery
Ritzville
Adams County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: David Anderson
Record added: Oct 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42822643
Leah Rachel <i>Sauer</i> Becker
Added by: David Anderson
 
Leah Rachel <i>Sauer</i> Becker
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