Wilma Kathryn (Engelke) Becker

May 14, 1925 ~ May 6, 2020 (age 94)


Wilma Kathryn Becker, 94, of Prairietown, Illinois died Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at Heritage Health in Staunton, Illinois. Born May 14, 1925 in Alton, Illinois, she was a daughter of the Late Mr. & Mrs. Carl & Mathilda (Pape) Engelke. She married Vernon C. Becker on April 11, 1953 and he died on February 18, 2000. Wilma was a homemaker. She was a Lifelong member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of Prairietown, where she was a member of the church choir and the Ladies Aide. In addition, she was a member of the Madison County Home Extension.

She is survived by a son, Carl Becker of Prairietown, IL, 2 daughters, Kathryn (Rick) Scheibal of Edwardsville, IL and Janine (Timothy) Cooper of Prairietown, IL, 10 grandchildren, Martha (Dave) Swearengin, Johnathon (Amy) Becker, David (Rachel) Becker, Ryan (Rhonda) Isaacs, Jennifer (Kyle) Kupinski, Melanie (Andrew) Christoff, Lindsey(Kevin) Moore, Adam Cooper, Laura (Kyle) Erzen, Lisa (Ben) Silvey, 18 great grandchildren. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by daughter-in-law, Lois Becker, great grandchild, Faith Becker.

There will be no visitation due to COVID-19 protocol. Graveside Services will be held Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Prairietown Cemetery in Prairietown, IL at 11:00 AM with Pastor Brenden Larson officiating. Memorials are suggested to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of Prairietown, IL.

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May 12, 2020

11:00 AM
Prairietown Cemetery, Prairietown


St. Peter's Lutheran Church
7183 Renken Rd, Dorsey IL 62021
Tel: 1-618-888-2250

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