Richard F. Becker, 65, 2139 N. Wellington, died at 5:10 A.M. yesterday in Proctor Hospital, where he was admitted Aug. 26.
He was a retired safety supervisor for Caterpillar Tractor Co.
Born in India on June 26, 1910, he was a son of Allen O. and Nellie Baumgarten Becker, and married Jessie Armstrong Johnson at St. Louis, Mo., on July 9, 1943. She died in Peoria Aug. 31, 1974.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. David (Deborah) Ehrlich of Peoria, and Mrs. Joseph (Judith) McDonough of Rubicon, Wis., one son, Richard F. Becker, Jr., of Buffalo Grove; one sister, Mrs. Ruth Blanchard of Santa Barbara, Calif., and seven grandchildren.
One brother and one sister preceded him in death.
Services will be at 1 P.M. Tuesday at Gauss Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Marvin J. Goll will officiate. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.
Richard F. Becker
Leave a comment
Add a new story to Encyclopedia Titanica
Link and cite this article
Please link to this page using the following URL
Or copy the link text below
If you need to cite this page please copy the following and adapt as necessary for your referencing system:
(1975) RICHARD BECKERPeoria Journal Star (ref: #328, accessed 23rd August 2014 12:26:29 PM)
URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/richard-becker.html
Added to Encyclopedia Titanica Thursday 28th August 2003, last updated Saturday 23rd August 2014.