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Donald Becker

1932 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Donald Becker Obituary
DONALD BECKER Donald Charles Becker passed away peacefully in Paradise, California on August 5, 2014 after a 10-year battle with cancer. Donald was born in Saskatchewan, Canada on June 30, 1932 to Walter and Agatha Becker. He attended a one-room elementary school in the farming community of Middle Lake before his family moved to California, settling in Paradise in 1947. Donald married Lavon Gilley in 1963. They were married for 46 years and had 2 daughters. Donald enjoyed structure design and building. He earned a Civil Engineer-ing degree from Chico State University on the GI Bill. During his 34 years as a Civil Engineer with Butte County Public Works he designed and oversaw the construc-tion of numerous Butte County bridges. Donald designed and built his family's home in addi-tion to helping many others with a wide array of building projects. Donald is survived by sister Ruth Becker (Chico), brother Morris Becker (Canada), daughters and their spouses LaDonna and Patrick Foley (Cheyenne) and Charlene and Kelly Levering (Davis). He has four grandchildren: Breanna Foley, Connor Foley, Timothy Levering, and Kayla Levering. He was preceded in death by his wife Lavon Becker. Don is survived by many loving relatives and close friends. A graveside service will be held at 10:15 am on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Paradise Cemetery followed by an 11:00 am memorial service at Craig Memorial Congre-gational Church, 5665 Scottwood Road, Paradise. Donations may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Aug. 9, 2014
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