Mae D. Becker
Mae Dorothy (Keller) Becker, 88,
passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving
She was born on May 6th,
1929 the daughter of Christ and Melinda Keller.
On November 26, 1949 she married Eugene Becker at
and we can almost hear him say “where is my bride” and singing Joy to the
Her greatest joys in life
were her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She and Gene loved welcoming each of
them. Mae also enjoyed gambling at Ho
Chunk. Gene was always telling her to “cash out”. They spent many years camping at Pearl Lake
Campsites. They met lifelong friends
there and enjoyed many weekend “happy hours”.
The grandchildren always enjoyed grandmas brown-eyed susan cake, french
toast and she always had chicken dumpling soup in the freezer for anyone who
was feeling a little under the weather.
She is survived by her five
daughters: Linda Becker, Gail (Howard) Schmitz, Pamela May, Anne (Norm) Helmer
and Michelle (Michael) Blaine; 12 grandchildren: Tony (Spring) Singleton, Angie
(Erik) Seyfert, Andrea (Nick) Hodgden, Howard (fiancé Anne Marie) Schmitz, TJ
(Tammy) Julka, Ryan (Cathy) Julka, Jeffrey (Maeghan) Greeno, Amberly Brester, Alicia
(Matt) Schmitz, Jason (Kassi) Helmer, Travis Jensen and Cassandra (Nick)
Kawleski; 25 great-grandchildren: Blade, Hunter, Gunner and Liberty Singleton,
Savannah, Zachary and Allison Seyfert, Lexi and Tyler Hodgden, Averi Schmitz,
Jacob and Emma Julka, Wesley, Colton, Josie Julka, Cameron Greeno, Addison and
Paxton Brester, Carson and Carley Schmitz, Brayley, Elizabeth and Taylor
Helmer, Owen and Anna Kawleski. She is
further survived by two sisters: Nancy (
Brodzeller and Christine (Mike) Weimer; and her brother Ronald (Barb) Keller.
She is preceded in death by
her parents Christ and Melinda (Krahn) Keller, her husband Eugene Becker, two
brothers: Kenneth and Clarence Keller; two sisters: Marilyn Schultz and Donna
Keller; two son-in-laws: Bruce Jensen and Terry Julka.
VISITATION: Friends may call
on Thursday, March 22, 2018, from 1:00 –
3:00 p.m. at
FUNERAL: A memorial service
will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. at
Cremation has taken place.
The family would like to
thank Heartland Hospice Care especially Jackie CNA and Erin RN for their
In lieu of flowers memorials
can be directed to the family or the charity of your choice.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420