Paul L. Becker, age 81, passed away Friday, May 8, 2009, at his residence. Paul was born in Monroe, WI, on December 5, 1927, son of the late Paul J. and Agnes (nee: McGinnity) Becker.
Paul was united in marriage to Louella Neitzel on August 28, 1954. He was employed by Badger Uniform for many years until his retirement in 1996. He was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. Paul was an avid sports fan and always enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. He enjoyed mornings spent with his friends coffee klatching and was very proud of his Irish heritage. He was loved dearly and will be sadly missed.
Survivors include his wife Louella; three children, Timothy (Joan) Becker, Lynn (Robert) Hart and Luanne (Pete) Dikanovic; six grandchildren, Angela (Ryan) Pruess and Nicholas Becker, Ben and Nolan Hart, Allison and Sam Dikanovic; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Mervyn (George) Suckow and LaVerne Zuba; other relatives and many dear friends.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring Street, on Wednesday, May 12, 2009, at 11 a.m. with Rev. William Dietzler officiating. Private interment will be held. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the church on Wednesday from 9:30 until time of Mass. Memorials to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church or to Hospice Alliance have been suggested by the family.
A special thank you to Dr. Michael Mullane and his entire staff, especially Kathy, Sharon, Donna and Kelly, and Dr Rajeev Nayar and Joanne for their loving and compassionate care given to Paul.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888