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DONALD J. BECKER
1939-2024

Donald J. Becker, 84, passed away, June 19, 2024, at his home after a long-fought battle with cancer.

He was born on August 6, 1939, in Nashville, KS to William “Bill” and Rosa Hageman Becker.  On August 5, 1967, he married the love of his life, Lois Jansen, at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Wichita. They were married 56 years.

Don was a 1958 graduate of Cunningham High School and then served in the US Army.  He farmed and retired from Chevron Oil Company.  He enjoyed all sports, hunting and fishing, and spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Lois and 4 children: Vickie Becker of Wichita, Cindy (Terry) Studer of Preston, Jennette (Nick) Rogers of Cunningham, and Marc (Magan) Becker of Cunningham.  He had 9 grandchildren: Landen Studer, Derek, Kara and Luke Scribner, Kendall, Weston and Leah Rogers, and Gracelyn and Miles Becker.

Don had 14 brothers and sisters.  He is survived by his sisters, Irene Spade, Gladys Randolph, and his brothers, Gene (Mae) Becker, Victor (Lois) Becker, and Walter Becker.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Helen (Elmer) Kerschen, Loretta (Delbert) Schwartz, Marie (Ken) Cooley, Marcella (Elmer) Orth, Caroline Dyche, Pat (Bob) Zrubek, sister-in-law, Rose Becker. Brothers Herman (Angie) Becker, William “Bud” (Darlene) Becker, Elmer (Marvella) Becker, brother-in-laws Elmer Spade and G.B. Randolph.

A Parish Rosary service will be held Sunday, June 23 at 6:00 pm and Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, June 24 at 10:30 am, both at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cunningham, KS, with Father Roger Lumbre presiding.  Burial with military rites will follow Mass at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Cunningham.

Memorials may be made to Cancer Center of Kansas, Pratt or to the Sacred Heart Church, in care of Livingston Funeral Home, 1830 N. Main, Kingman, KS  67068.

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Service/Mass

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Interment Funeral

Sacred Heart Cemetery

Funeral Home in Charge

Livingston Funeral Home
1830 N Main Street
Kingman, KS 67068
620-532-3322
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