Becht, June L. (nee Wuest), 84, Jan 2, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Harvey Becht. Loving mother of Meri (Greg) Cartee and Barbara (Gabe) Steinbach and grandmother of Lexie, Jennifer, Addison and Ellory. June graduated from Mizzou with a Bachelors degree in Education and received her Masters degree from Wash U. She taught at Ritenour High School, Washington University and UMSL. She had a passion for the 1904 Olympics and women in the Olympics. She was an Olympic historian, a writer and a speaker for the Missouri Historical Society. She was active in the Alpha Delta Pi Alumni, the International Olympic Committee and The Missouri Press Women. Services: Visitation Sunday, Jan 20 from 3-7pm at Kriegshauser West Mortuary, 9450 Olive Blvd. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to
are appreciated. Memories and condolences may be offered at www.kriegshausermortuary.com
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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Jan. 19, 2014