March 5, 1905 - August 2, 2006
Bregida M. Becker, 101, of Grand Island, died Wednesday, August 2, 2006 at Beverly Healthcare at Lakeview. Funeral services will be on Monday at 10:30 A.M. at St. Mary’s Cathedral. The Rev. Vince Parsons will officiate. Burial will be at the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. with a 7:00 P.M. rosary at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home. Mrs. Becker was born on March 5, 1905 at St. Mary, Nebraska to Frank and Teckla (Goracke) Sack. Survivors of the immediate family include two daughters and one son-in-law, Dorothy Caudill of Grand Island and Joyce & Pete Fotinos of Wood River; and a daughter-in-law, Beverly Becker of Grand Island. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1973; three sons, Kenneth, Lyle, and Richard Becker; her son-in-law, Don Caudill; 8 brothers; and three sisters. Additional survivors include 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two step great-great grandchildren; six great-great-great grandchildren; and four step great-great-great grandchildren. Bregida attended parochial school at St. Mary, Nebraska. At the age of 11, she moved to a farm northwest of St. Paul. She graduated from St. Paul High School and then attended one year of business school in St. Paul. She then was employed by Dr. Grothan. She married Edward H. Becker on June 27, 1927 at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in St. Paul. After their marriage, the couple moved to Grand Island. Mrs. Becker has been a resident at Beverly Healthcare-Lakeview since 1996 where she is affectionately known as Mrs. “B”. She enjoyed playing in the rhythm band, attending Mass and rosary, and especially enjoyed listening to Polka music. Bregida was a member of St. Mary’s Cathedral in Grand Island and the St. Mary’s Altar Society. Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice.
Bregida M. Becker, 101, of Grand Island, died Wednesday, August 2, 2006 at Beverly Healthcare at Lakeview. Funeral services will be on Monday at 10:30 A.M. at St. Mary’s Cathedral. The Rev. Vince Parsons will officiate. Burial will... View Obituary & Service Information
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