Karl Joseph Becker

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  • "Karl, I always enjoyed talking with you at the Alpha, sorry..."
    - Dylan Jones
  • "Lisa, I am so sorry to hear about Karl. I remember meeting..."
    - Patty Pizzo
  • "Dear M. M., I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. ..."
    - Diane Mueller
  • " 50 years ago we bought our bikes from Joe Becker's..."
    - Charles Hardy
  • "Bought my first serious bike from Karl when my family lived..."
    - Mel Kehr
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Becker, Karl Joseph born April 7th, 1963 to Joseph H. and Mary Ann, passed away suddenly November 18, 2018 while surrounded by family and friends. Karl enjoyed life fully by engaging everyone he met as a friend. His passion for cycling started early in life by following in the footsteps of his father. He was enthusiastic about cycling, both participating and promoting the sport. His love of cycling culminated in owning and operating A&M Bicycle, the oldest bike shop in the city of St. Louis. Karl is survived by his mother, Mary Ann, sisters Mary Jane, Lisa Evans (Brice), Mary Margaret Hendrix (Bill), Amy Becker (Steve), brother Paul (Cyndi), loving friend Mary Ann Hoopes, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins and countless friends. Karl had a zest for life and passions included reading, music, art, Jeopardy, good beer, fireworks and above all his cat, PK. Karl was a kind soul who gladly helped those less fortunate. Even in death, his generous spirit is a gift of life to others. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mid-America Transplant Foundation. www.midamericatransplant.org
Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Nov. 21, 2018