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Howard Becker

Born: Tue., Jan. 7, 1936
Died: Tue., May 30, 2017


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Jun. 04, 2017
Location: Haskell Funeral Home


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jun. 05, 2017
Location: St. John's Lutheran Church


Interment following funeral service

Mon., Jun. 05, 2017
Location: Deaver-Frannie Cemetery


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Howard Lee Becker, 81, was born January 7th, 1936 in Frannie, Wyoming and Died May 30th, 2017 at the Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody, Wyoming after a long battle with cancer.

Howard grew up in Frannie and after graduating from high school he worked for local farmers and the campaigns at the Great Western Sugar Factory; 6 years of which he served in The National Guard. While working at the sugar factory he met his future father-in-law and on April 3, 1964 married his wife of 53 years Beverly Fink. He eventually went to work full time at Great Western and also operated a small farming operation out of Frannie raising barley, hay and cows . In 1990 Howard "retired" from the sugar factory and continued to farm until he officially retired in 2002.  After his retirement he was able to enjoy his true passions of fishing, hunting, gun collecting, ammo reloading and his grandkids/ great grandkids.  Howard was an active member of St. John's Lutheran Church.

Howard is survived by his wife Beverly, daughters Lorry (Carl) Christensen, Coleen (Robert) Wagner, 6 grandchildren  Cody (Heather) Wagner, Cassandra (Justin) Bloom, Paula Tokarski, Zachary Christensen, Elliot (Jasmine) Christensen and Soni (Jordan) Brost and 10 great grandchildren: Aubbri, Davanni, Tavinn Wagner, Zane Tokarski, Leila, Ezra, Niam Christensen, Zoe, Jace Brost and Tabitha Bloom, Brothers Arthur Becker and Leslie Becker and a Sister Margret Heath. Proceeded in death by his parents Alphonse and Iris Becker, Brother Eugene Becker and Sister Madelyn Averett.

Funeral services will be held June 5th at 11:00 AM at St. John's Lutheran Church in Lovell with a viewing from 2-4 Sunday June 4th at the Haskell Funeral Home.  

The family wishes to thank extended family and friends for their love, support and prayers during this difficult time. If desired memorials can be made to Spirit Mountain Hospice House or St. John's Lutheran Church.

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Rayola Fink
   Posted Thu June 01, 2017
Sending love and prayers to all of you at this most difficult time. May God guide you through this. I have great memories of Howard.

Colleen Mesa
   Posted Sat June 03, 2017
Bev, Lorry & Family, Coleen & Family, So sorry for your loss. I have great memories of my sister and I spending time at your home during our childhood, preteen and teen years and what a kind, gentle, and patient man he was! Which to some people having the chaos of four girls running around probably could be overwhelming, but not Howard he was always calm, patient and smiling. He will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Peace of Christ be with you all at this difficult time.
Love
Colleen Lowry Mesa

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