Born: October 12, 1923 - Deceased: February 20, 2020
Paul W. Becker, 96, of Belleville, IL was born Friday, October 12, 1923, in Belleville, IL and died Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Bethesda Southgate in Saint Louis, MO.
Paul was a retired machinist who worked for Cerro for 40 years. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Belleville, IL, St. Clair Amateur Radio Club, and VFW. He was a Veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy as a SeaBee in the Pacific.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Wife: Amanda, nee Schuetz, Becker
- Daughter: Deborah L. Kenney
- Parents: John and Elizabeth, nee Heidenreich, Becker
- 11 brothers & sisters
Surviving are his:
- Son: Kenneth (Nancy) Becker of Saint Louis, MO
- Sister: Georgia Keel of Cuba, MO
- Aaron Kenney
- Brian Becker
- Glennon (Kim) Becker
- Christopher (Jenny) Becker
- Kevin (Jamie) Becker
- 8 great-grandchildren
Memorials: Memorials may be made to The Rose Foundation (Cystic Fibrosis).
Visitation: Visitation from 4:00 – 8:00 pm Friday, February 28, 2020, at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral procession will leave on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at 10:30 am from Kurrus Funeral Home for a 11:00 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in, Belleville, IL, with Father Christopher Anyanwu and Msgr. Bill McGhee officiating. Interment will follow at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.