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Saturday, September 10th, 2011
Gail Becker
Gail L. Becker, 89, rural Spencerville, died 6:20 p.m. Sept. 8, 2011, at her daughter's home in Elida.
She was born Jan. 30, 1922, in St. Marys to Harry and Lulu Seewer Whetstone. On Jan. 13, 1941, she married Owen O. Becker, who died Nov. 20, 1990.
Surviving are four children, Gary (Angie) Becker, Celina, Bill (Linda) Becker, Spencerville, Randy (Debbie) Becker, Bluffton, and Debbie (Dave) Bowman, Elida; two brothers, Freeman Whetstone, Jackson, Mich., and Kenny (Evelyn) Whetstone, Celina; three sisters, Mary Lou (Junior) Boroff, St. Marys, Norma Poppe, Spencerville, and Ruth Ann Osborn, Bryan; 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Also deceased are two infant sons, Ronald and David; two brothers, Paul and Glen Whetstone; and a sister, Bea Miller.
She was a member of the Monticello United Brethren Church and it's Women's Missionary Group. She was a graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, Pastor Andrew Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencerville Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be sent to the Monticello United Brethren Church or St. Rita's Hospice.
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