July 28, 1923 - January 19, 2008
Raymond F. Becker 1923-2008 Funeral service for Raymond F. Becker, age 84 of Princeton, will be Tuesday, Jan 22, 2008 at 11:00 AM at the Norberg Memorial Home. Rev. Jon Olinger will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, Jan 21, 2008 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Norberg Memorial Home and on Tues. Jan. 22, 2008 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM also at the Norberg Memorial Home. Mr. Becker passed away on Saturday, Jan 19, 2008 at Liberty Village of Princeton. He was born on Jul 28, 1923 in Maywood, Illinois to Raymond and Ruth (Magenheimer) Becker. He graduated from Proviso Twp. High School in Maywood in 1941. He served in the Army in WWII in India for 30 Months with the 37th 25th Truck Regiment. He married Betty Roehlke in May 11, 1946 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Forrest Park, IL. He worked for Becker Bros. Studio from 1946 to 1960 as a carpenter. In 1960 he moved to Princeton and owned and operated Coast to Coast Hardware until 1989 when he retired. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Betty Becker of Princeton. Also surviving are two sons, Jack (Janet) Becker of Princeton and Bruce (Marsha) Becker of Simi Valley, Ca. Surviving as well are 6 grandchildren Brent (Jessica) Becker, Michelle (Chris) Bechanan, Erin (Charles) Crews, Heidi (Scott DeHaan) Becker, Petty Officer 3rd Class Bradley Becker, Kirk Becker and one great-grandchild Emma Crews. Also one sister-in-law Virginia Becker of Downers Grove and Numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers Russell and Burt Becker and one sister-in-law Dorothy Becker. Memorials may be directed to Illinois Valley Hospice or Princeton Fire Dept/Ambulance Fund.
Raymond F. Becker 1923-2008 Funeral service for Raymond F. Becker, age 84 of Princeton, will be Tuesday, Jan 22, 2008 at 11:00 AM at the Norberg Memorial Home. Rev. Jon Olinger will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery.... View Obituary & Service Information
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