Oliver Becker
1916 - 2014
BORN
1916
DIED
2014
FUNERAL HOME
Braun Colonial Funeral Home - Cahokia
3701 Falling Springs Road
Cahokia, IL
Oliver Becker

Oliver G. Becker, 98, of Cahokia, Ill., born May 2, 1916, in Belleville, Ill., passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.

Mr. Becker was retired from Cahokia Unit School District 187. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Cahokia, Ill., and was an avid golfer and bowler.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Becker, nee Schmitz; two children, Marianna and Ronald Becker; a grandson, Donald Odum, Jr.; and eight brothers and sisters.

Surviving are his children, Carole (Edward) Shaw of Palm Coast, Fla., Geraldine (James) Phelps of Hartford, Conn., Norman (Martha) Becker of Hawaii, Leonard (Jacqueline) Becker of Edgerton, Wis., Kathleen (Donald ) Odum of Dupo, Ill., Jean (Daniel) Burch of Cahokia, Ill., Marlene (Thomas) Shepard of Bismarck, Mo., and Steven (Vickie) Becker of Dupo, Ill.; a daughter-in-law, Ruberta Becker of Ellsworth, Maine; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. www.braunfh.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Braun Colonial Funeral Home, Cahokia, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral procession to leave 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 16, 2014, from Braun Colonial Funeral Home to Holy Family Catholic Church, Cahokia, Ill., for 10 a.m. Mass with Father Paul Wienhoff officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Fairview Heights, Ill.

BRAUN COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, Cahokia, Ill.
Published by Belleville News-Democrat on Jun. 15, 2014.
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Kathy, Jeanne & Family
We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May God give you strength and comfort to cope at this difficult time. God bless you!
With our deepest sympathy,
Alex & Linda Sokalsky
Alex & Linda Sokalsky
June 16, 2014
Have lost a great bowler. I was able to congratulated him on his 98 Birthday, and was sure he would be around for many more. He was an inspiration, to all the bowlers young and old.
Andrew Eftink
June 15, 2014
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