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Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
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Emmett W. "Beck" Becker



Emmett W. "Beck" Becker, 89, of Trenton died Sunday, April 13, 2003 at Aviston Countryside Manor

He was born July 29, 1913 in Breese to Emil and Frieda (Guttersohn) Becker; they preceded him in death

He married Eleanor Ziesset on October 12, 1942; she preceded him in death on April 5, 1959

He then married Alice Quitmeyer-Stein on May 26, 1962; she preceded him in death on May 12, 1982

Also preceded in death by a grandson Brent "Butch" Becker and a sister Viola Lawrence

Surviving is his wife Betty Bishop-Gassmann whom he married September 17, 1983 at St. Johnís United Church of Christ in Trenton; she survives in Trenton

Two Sons Harold (Carolyn) Becker of Trenton and Mark (Kathleen) Becker of Decatur

Stepchildren Joyce (Rich) Fritz of Trenton, Elaine "Tootie" (Larry) Heatherly of Columbia, Susan (Michael) Constance of Belleville, and Christine (Ronald) Becker of Trenton

Grandchildren Bruce Becker, Brian Becker, Michelle Huelsmann, Kimberly Becker, Kristine Becker, Michael Becker, Katrina Becker, and Matthew Becker

7 Great Grandchildren

Emmett was a retired body repair man at Oliver C. Joseph in Belleville

He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Trenton, Trenton Masonic Lodge 109, Machinist Local 313 Belleville, and Trenton American Legion Post 778 and a Veteran of WWII

Funeral Service will be Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 10 Am at St. John United Church of Christ in Trenton with Rev. Thomas Perl officiating. Interment in St. Mary Cemetery in Trenton.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 15, 2003 from 4 to 9 PM and again on Wednesday, April 16, 2003 from 8 to 9:45 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.

Memorials can be made to Shrinerís Childrenís Hospital and will be received at the funeral home



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