Gloria Becker

Obituary of Gloria Becker




Gloria M. Becker, 86, of Hardin, IL died Monday, May 28, 2018 at Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hardin. She was bron January 20, 1932, in Kampsville, the daughter of Robert and Ethel Follis Schumann. She married Eugene Becker May 12, 1951 in Kampsville. He preceded her in death February 5, 2008.

She was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kampsville where she was also the organist. She worked at several local businesses throughout her life. Gloria loved spending time with her grandchildren and family. She was an exceptional cook and particularly enjoyed baking. She also enjoyed painting and had a special talent.

Surviving are one son, Greg Becker and his wife, Jodi, of Apache Junction,AZ; one daughter, Patty Waters and her husband Dana, of Kampsville; four grandchildren, Ethan (Alayne) Waters of Godfrey, IL, Luke (Amanda) Waters of Kampsville, Angie Becker of St. Louis, MO and Kristie (Jordan) Wright of Clovis, NM; five great grandchildren, Greg Green, Audrey and Alyssa Waters of Godrey, Harper and Scarlett Waters of Kampsville; two brothers,  Harold Schumann of Dallas, TX and Ted Schumann of Kampsville as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one sister: Mackie Spears, one brother: Deneen Schumann and Two nephews.

As per the family’s request, the body will be cremated with a private burial to be held at a later date.  Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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