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Karl Becker
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1894
Livingston County
New York, USA
Death: May 25, 1973
Erie County
New York, USA

Born in Livonia in 1894, Karl Edeward Becker was the son of David and Mary Becker. On February 21, 1918, Mr. Becker married Miss Arlie Shaver in Wayland. He served overseas for eight months during World War I and received an honorary discharge in June 1919. He returned to Wayland for a life of farming with his family. Mr. and Mrs. Becker always lived in the Wayland-Springwater area, and they three children. In 1968, they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. Mrs. Becker died in 1969.

Mr. Karl Becker died Friday May 25, 1973 in Buffalo Veterans Hospital following a brief illness. He was 78. He was survived by a daughter, Mrs. Walter (Ruth) Kloss of Lancaster; two sons, Burton and Wayne both of Wayland; two brothers, Arthur and Earl both of Reading, Pa.; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Burial was in Wayland Village Cemetery.

Sources: obituary published in the Genesee Country Express, May 31, 1973; local news items including feature on golden wedding anniversary; census records. 
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  Arlie McNinch Shaver Becker (1891 - 1969)
Wayland Village Cemetery
Steuben County
New York, USA
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Originally Created by: Michael Duffy
Record added: May 16, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 129903037
Karl Becker
Added by: mmcallister
Karl Becker
Added by: mmcallister
Karl Becker
Added by: Michael Duffy
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