|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1915|
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 2007|
Frieda Louise Becker, nee Stricker, 92, Labadie, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, in Washington.
Mrs. Becker was born Jan. 27, 1915, in Labadie, the daughter of Frank Rudolph Stricker and wife Minnie Wilhelmina, nee Neuhaus.
She was united in marriage to Harold Oliver Otto Becker Nov. 7, 1935.
Mrs. Becker received her schooling at Labadie Elementary School.
She was active in 4-H and the Labadie School Hot Lunch Planning Committee. She also was a member of the Labadie Royal Neighbors.
Mrs. Becker was a member of Pilgrim United Church of Christ. She served in many leadership roles in the women's guild.
The couple farmed in the Labadie area. Their family was named the Franklin County Farm Family of the Year in 1960.
Mrs. Becker was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Della Mae Kluesner and Mabel Stricker; two brothers, Edward and Les; two brothers-in-law, Calvin Potthast and Peter Kluesner; one great-grandson, Evan J. Gurnow; and her grandparents, Louis F. Stricker and wife Bertha C., nee Weber, and Herman Neuhaus Sr. and wife Sophie, nee Koch.
She is survived by one son, John Harold Becker and wife Shirley, Labadie; one daughter, Sandra Kay Becker-Gurnow and husband Ronald, Labadie; four grandchildren, Jeffrey Harold Gurnow and wife Gina, Wichita, Kan., Owen Nathan Becker and wife Theresa, Cedar Hill, Gregory Paul Gurnow and wife Sheri and Allen Harold Becker and wife Karen, all of Labadie; seven great-grandchildren, Katie, Courtney and Kyle Gurnow, Corey and Clarissa Gurnow and Nathan and Dylan Becker; two sisters, Florence Potthast and Marcella Gildehaus and husband Elmer; two sisters-in-law, Virginia Stricker and Grace Stricker; cousins; nephews; nieces; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 21, at Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Labadie. The Rev. Sarah Bloesch officiated.
Interment was in Bethel Cemetery, Labadie.
Memorials to Pilgrim United Church of Christ are preferred.
The family was served by Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home, Washington.
Washington Missourian 31 October 2007
Frank Ross Stricker (1886 - 1976)
Minnie W Neuhaus Stricker (1889 - 1982)
Harold O. Becker (1909 - 2000)*
Frieda Louise Stricker Becker (1915 - 2007)
Mabel Bertha Stricker (1917 - 1918)*
Lester Henry Stricker (1922 - 1997)*
Adele Mae Stricker Kluesner (1926 - 1981)*
Marcella Margaret Stricker Gildehaus (1933 - 2012)*
Created by: Diane
Record added: Apr 25, 2009
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