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Becker, Edith M.

Edith M. Becker, age 93, a resident of Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at North Ridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center.

Edith was born on May 10, 1921 in Manitowoc to the late Charles and Mary Tulach Bursek. She graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1939. On June 1, 1946, Edith married Elroy Becker at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on August 18, 1994. She was employed with Mirro Aluminum in past years. Edith was a member of First German Evangelical Lutheran Church and a past member of the church's Ladies Aid. She was also a member of the Isaac Walton League.

Edith is survived by her three children: Sharon (Tom) Eisner, Greg (Pat) Becker, and Tim (Nancie) Becker, all of Manitowoc; 12 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law and brother-in-law: Violet Engelbrecht, Lorraine (Richard) Wavruk, and Eloise Habeck; also nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Edith was preceded in death by her brother: Norman Bursek; two sisters: Mary Bursek and Olive Mathieson; and a sister in infancy: May Bursek.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at First German Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1033 South 8th Street, Manitowoc. Rev. Benjamin Schaefer and Rev. Christopher Hoppe will officiate with entombment to take place at Knollwood Mausoleum. The family will greet relatives and friends at church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Edith's family would like to thank the staff of North Ridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center for the care they provided.


Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter from Aug. 15 to Aug. 18, 2014
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