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Dorothy Schwehm Becker

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Dorothy Schwehm Becker, age 98, of Hendersonville passed away on Monday March 25, 2016. She is preceded in death by her husband George William Becker who died in October 2005, her granddaughter Kristan Becker Krawczyk and her twin sons; as well as 4 siblings; Mary Frances Habschmidt, Larita Oliver, Betty Davenport Von Guerre, and Phyllis Shock.
Dorothy and her husband retired to Hendersonville in 2005. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Hendersonville. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who was grounded in her faith. She had a creative touch and a love of the arts. Dorothy was a fabulous seamstress and enjoyed creating pottery.
Dorothy is survived by her children; Catherine and husband Clyde Hightower of Marietta, Georgia, George W. Becker Jr. and wife Jan of Longwood, Florida, Paul Spencer Becker of Cope, Colorado, Anne and husband Jeffrey Lilly of Hendersonville. Dorothy was grandmother to 13 grandchildren and 14 great- grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, April 23, 2016 in the Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:30 until 7:00 pm at Thos. Shepherd and Son Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Dorothy's memory be directed to the Alzheimer's Association, 31 College Place Suite D 320, Asheville, NC 28801.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com.
Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements
Published in The Times-News from Apr. 16 to Apr. 17, 2016
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