HAVRE Gerald C. Bekker, 72, a longtime educator at Montana State University-Northern, died of a heart attack Tuesday, March 12, at his winter home in Apache Junction, Ariz.
Funeral services are 3 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Havre, followed by burial in Highland Cemetery and a reception at the Elk's Lodge. Holland and Bonine Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Survivors include sons Brian Bekker and David Bekker of Havre; daughter Kerri Bekker Nelson of Great Falls; brothers Glenn Bekker and Roger Bekker of Scobey; sister Nancy Bekker of Helena; special friend Cindy Small of Havre; one step-granddaughter; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene.
Published in Great Falls Tribune on Mar. 20, 2013