James J. "Jim" Becker

Becker, James J. "Jim" Rejoined his beloved wife Eileen E. and son Curtis C. on October 7, 2013, age 85. Loving father of Mark (Missy) Becker, Denise (Richard) Jacobs, Thomas (the late Bonnie) Becker, Gary (Lani) Becker, Kathryn (Michael) Lieske and Amy (David) Klein. Proud grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Brother of Suzanne (Gary) Clope and the late Jack (Dixie) Becker. Also loved by many other relatives and friends. Jim served his country proudly in the U.S. Marine Corps. He followed in the footsteps of his father and went to work for Becker and Orth Machine Company, eventually assuming the presidency of Becker Machine Company, Inc. An avid Wisconsin sports fan, he loved his Milwaukee Brewers and was an accomplished athlete in his own rite. Jim was very involved in his church, serving for many years in the St. Agnes Holy Name Society. A very special thank you to Serenity Hospice Care and the caregivers at Heritage Court. Visitation at ST. AGNES CATHOLIC CHURCH, 12801 W. Fairmount Ave., Thursday, October 10, 10-11 AM. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM. Burial Holy Cross. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the .

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Oct. 9, 2013