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Edmund B. Becker, Sr.

May 2, 1934 February 4, 2008
Edmund B. Becker, Sr.
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Obituary for Edmund B. Becker, Sr.

PEORIA-Edmund B. Becker, Sr., 73, a lifelong resident of Peoria, passed away at 9 a.m. on Monday, February 4, 2008 at his residence. He was born on May 2, 1934 in Peoria to William N. and Florine Martin Becker. He is survived by four daughters, Kay (Mo) Nunez of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Jackie (Joe) Ronk of Peoria, Margie (Steve) Baumann of Orlando, FL and Jill (Justin) Norton of Grand Rapids, Michigan; one son, Ed Becker, Jr. (Linda)of New Mexico; ten grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Joyce Cover of Peoria; three brothers, Charles Becker, Raymond Becker and James Becker all of Peoria. He was preceded in death by one son, Donnie Becker and three brothers, John, Paul and William Becker. He was a graduate of St. Bernard Grade School and Spalding Institute, where he played football. He supported youth sports and activities and was a contributor to the Peoria Youth Razorback Wrestling Club. He worked for Becker Brothers, Inc. and retired from Plasterers and Cement Masons, Local #12. He was a member of Amvets Post #64, National Rifle Association and he was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a Korean Army veteran. A Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church with Franciscan Friars officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary and 30 minutes before the mass at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria. Memorial contributions may be made to Boys and Girls Club of Peoria. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com

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