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Genevieve B. Becker, 101, formerly of Pittsville, died on Friday, August 3, 2012 at Bethel Center in the Town of Richfield, Wood County.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at St. Joachim Catholic Church, Pittsville with Rev. Robert Nelson officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. The visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield and on Tuesday from 10:00 am until service time at St. Joachim Catholic Church.
Genevieve was born on July 27, 1911 in Kingman, Kansas, the daughter of Matthew and Katherine (Kasel) Konrardy. She attended Mill Creek School in the Town of Marshfield. She was united in marriage to Joseph M. Becker on November 17, 1931 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Hewitt. He died on February 15, 1986.
Genevieve and her husband farmed in the Town of Rock until their retirement in 1967. They then moved to Pittsville. She also had worked as a cranberry sorter for a few years. She was a member of St. Joachim Catholic Church and the Parish Council of Catholic Women.
She is survived by a son, Elmer (Shirley) Kaas of Sheboygan Falls and a special nephew Norbert (Carol) Konrardy of Marshfield. She is also survived by fourteen grandchildren and numerous great and great great grandchildren. She is further survived by a daughter-in-law, Linda Kaas of Tuscon, AZ and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother at birth, two brothers, John and Delbert Konrardy, a sister Vernetta Konrardy, two sons, Jerome and Clarence Kaas, a daughter-in-law, Betty Kaas, a granddaughter and a great grandson.
Memorials may be designated in her name to St. Joachim Catholic Church, Pittsville.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com
Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Aug. 4, 2012