Obit: Becker, Peter Jacob (1871 - 1953)

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Surnames: Becker, Sprengler, Anderson, Barkley, Poppy

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 19 Mar 1953

Becker, Peter Jacob (23 Jan. 1871 - 14 Mar. 1953)

Peter Jacob Becker of Abbotsford, Wisconsin died Saturday morning at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Anderson, at the age of 82 years. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Zink Funeral Home, Rev. F. H. Sprengler officiating, and internment was made in the Abbotsford cemetery.

Mr. Becker was born on Jan. 23, 1871, in Sheboygan. He moved in Marshfield early in his life and attended the public schools there. On August 1, 1906, he married Ida Barkley. Mr. Becker did landscaping in Marshfield. He had been in poor health the past four years and had been a patient in the Marshfield, Wisconsin Hospital several weeks.

Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Mabel) Anderson of Abbotsford; two sons, Elmer of Phillips and Robert of Marshfield; nine grand children; a sister, Mrs. John Poppy, of Marshfield; two brothers, Fred Becker of Marshfield and Henry of Sheboygan. A daughter, two sisters and three brothers preceded him in death.



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