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Marcus John Becker
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1896
Saint Helena
Cedar County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1970
Saint Helena
Cedar County
Nebraska, USA

Cedar County News, Wednesday, January 14, 1970


Funeral services for Marcus J. Becker, 73, of St. Helena, were held Friday morning, Jan. 9, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic church in St. Helena.

Rev. Ernest Halemba, officiated at the requiem mass and interment was in the parish cemetery under the direction of the Smith Wintz Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Erwin Suing, Gerald Hans, Leonard Wieseler, Eugene Wieseler, Frank Leise and Gerald Klug.

Mr. Becker died Monday, January 5 at his residence in St. Helena. Marcus John Becker was born April 15, 1896, the son of Bernard Becker and Martha Lammers Becker, at St. Helena. He was married to Mary Paltz February 3, 1920 at St. Helena.

Mr. Becker farmed in the St. Helena area until his retirement eight years ago. He was a member of the Holy Name Society, Wynot American Legion, a World War I Veterans and was at one time a director for the Production Credit, Soil Conservation, and Federal Land Bank.

Survivors include his wife, Mary; five daughters: Mrs. Raymond (Rita) Vornhagen of Niobrara, Mrs. Clarence (Mercedes) Hoebelheinrich of Crofton, Mrs. Orville (Rose Marie) Paulsen of Emerson, Mrs. Charles (Genevieve) Schulte of Millard and Mrs. Allan (Charlotte) Wiebelhaus of Omaha; three sons: Donald of Hartington, Florenz of Minneaspolis, Minn., and Wilfred of Omaha; 43 grandchildren; four brothers, Claude, Bruno and Rudolph, all of St. Helena, and Ludwig of O'Neill; two sisters: Mrs. Harry (Clara) Hochstein of St. Helena and Mrs. Joe (Ida) Backman of Aberdeen, S. D.

He was preceded in death by one son.
Family links: 
  Bernard Becker (1866 - 1957)
  Martha Lammers Becker (1874 - 1913)
  Mary M. Paltz Becker (1900 - 1988)*
  Leonard B. Becker (1920 - 1920)*
  Donald Francis Becker (1923 - 2006)*
  Mercedes Lorraine Becker Hoebelheinrich (1926 - 2010)*
  Wilfred Hugo Becker (1934 - 2011)*
  Marcus John Becker (1896 - 1970)
  Albert Bernard Becker (1897 - 1967)*
  Agatha Marie Becker Leise (1898 - 1963)*
  Claude I. Becker (1901 - 2001)*
  Rudolph Francis Becker (1903 - 1976)*
  Monika Becker (1905 - 1907)*
  Bruno Frank Becker (1906 - 1995)*
  Ludwig Anthony Becker (1909 - 2003)*
  Clara Theresa Becker Hochstein (1910 - 2001)*
  Bernard Becker (1913 - 1913)*
*Calculated relationship
338 Mach Gun Bn
Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery
Saint Helena
Cedar County
Nebraska, USA
Maintained by: Jane Marie Morrison
Originally Created by: LF
Record added: May 09, 2009
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Marcus John Becker
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Marcus John Becker
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Marcus John Becker
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