Obit: Becker, Minnie #2 (1870 - 1942)

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Surnames: Becker, Tetzloff, Schuh, Thompson

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 08/20/1942

Becker, Minnie #2 (23 JAN 1870 - 15 AUG 1942)

Mrs. Fred Becker, 72, of Atwood, town of Green Grove, (Clark Co., Wis.), died at 5:15 Saturday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, as a result of a stroke suffered Tuesday while visiting friends at Rib Lake. She had been in the hospital since Tuesday.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at two o’clock at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Green Grove, with the Rev. M.C. Goetsch, pastor, officiating. Burial will be made in the church cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the Central Wis. Co-operative Funeral Home in Marshfield from noon Sunday until Tuesday morning, when it will be taken to the church for the services.

Mrs. Becker, nee Minnie Tetzloff, was born in Germany, in a small village near the Polish frontier, on Jan. 23, 1870, and received her education there. She came to this country shortly before her 20th birthday.

On Feb. 7, 1892, she married Fred Becker in Milwaukee, where Mr. Becker worked as a bricklayer for three years. They moved then to a farm near Rib Lake, and lived there nine months before moving to Clark County, where they had resided since. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Feb. 7, 1942.

Surviving besides her husband are two sons, Paul, Vesper; Otto, Town of Beaver; two daughters, Mrs. Albert (Elsie) Schuh, Colby; and Mrs. Roy (Mayme) Thompson, Minneapolis, and eight grandchildren.



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