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Donald Becker

Donald Becker

Posted: Friday, October 31, 2008 11:52 am

 The Messenger. 10.31.08

Donald E. Becker, 80, who had lived in Hornbeak, died Oct. 29, 2008, at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, where he had been staying for a time.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Kutis Funeral Home in Affton, Mo., is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation.

The family requests that memorials be made to American Cancer Society.

He was born Nov. 26, 1927, in St. Louis, son of the late Arthur and Louise (Wulfekeehler) Becker. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II and  was a retired truck driver. 

Survivors include his son, Michael A. Becker of Barnhart, Mo.; his daughter and son-in-law, Heidi and Ken Gioia; and five grandchildren and the spouse of one, Gary Pelant Jr., Timothy and Nancy Pelant, Brittney Pelant, Andrea Gioia and Michael Gioia.

The family requests that memorials be made to American Cancer Society.


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