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“Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Stephen Martin - Las Vegas, NV

“Our deepest sympathy to the Becker family. John will be singing with all the angels! Great guy!Tim and Lori (Rauenhorst) Stenzel ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Lori Stenzel - Pemberton, MN

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed the time I spent with John putting a grant proposal together. He was just serious enough to get things...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Beth Schimek Zabel - New Ulm

“You're all in my thoughts and prayers! Thank you for the honor of caring for John. He is truly missed! One of my favorite mornings with John was...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Pam. Pammy Warmka - Easton, MN

“May his dear soul rest in peace. Jim will be so happy to see him. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Pat Loonan - Easton, MN - Friend

“May his good soul rest in peace. He was such a fine person. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Pat Loonan - Easton, MN - Friend

“Know that at this grieving time we also grieve your loss. It sounds like your dad was a very political and busy man. We grieve and miss our parents...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Larry and Bonnie Fowler Fowler - MN

“We are so sorry for the sad loss of John. He was a wonderful person and will be dearly missed. His memory will live on forever as he has touched...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Louis Becker - Hamburg, IA

“Sorry to hear of John's death. My prayers and sympathies are with you all. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Marlys Schultz - Mankato, MN

“Very sorry for your loss ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kayla Hergott - Las Vegas, NV

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John Francis Becker, age 85, of Easton, MN, passed away peacefully with his family by his side Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, MN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells, MN with Father Greg Havel and Deacon Gene Paul officiating. Visitation will be Monday, July 1, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, MN and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Military honors will be accorded by the Easton American Legion. Interment will be at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery. The family prefers memorials to OLMC Handicap Accessible Entrance Fund. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is in charge of arrangements.
John was born January 22, 1934 in Barber Twp., Faribault Co., MN, the son of Anthony and Loretta (Ascheman). He graduated from Delavan High School, the class of 1952. He enlisted in the United States Army, stationed in Fairbanks, Alaska. After serving for 2 years, he returned home to the family farm in Barber Township. On August 12, 1957 John married Luella "Lou" Ludwig at St. Mathias Church in Wanda, MN. The couple made their home and raised their children on the family farm in rural Easton. John had served on the school boards of OLMC and Delavan Schools. He was a member of the NFO, Knights of Columbus, Easton American Legion Post #569, and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Choir. He also served as the Mayor of Easton and was a member of the Faribault County FSA Board.
John will be missed by his wife Lou of Easton, MN; children: Doug (Leslie) Becker of Easton, MN, Joleen Anderson (Gary Hagedorn) of Coon Rapids, MN, Cheri (Steve) Landsteiner of Mapleton, MN, Pam (Monte) Priebe of Rochester, MN; 11 grandchildren: Emerson (Jayne) Kalis of Blue Earth, MN, Arron (Beth) Kalis of Easton, MN, Jordan (Tara) Becker of Rochester, MN, Logan (Malea) Becker of Waconia, MN, Jenna Anderson of Coon Rapids, MN, Justin (Codi) Anderson of Swea City, IA, Josh Anderson of Coon Rapids, MN, John (Kelsey) Landsteiner of Duluth, MN, Jessica Landsteiner of Mankato, MN, Lincoln Priebe of Minneapolis, MN and Laura Priebe of Rochester, MN; 10 great-grandchildren; sister Carmel Gingiss of Northbrook, IL; with many nieces, nephews, and other extended family.
John was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers: Lawrence (Gertie), Ray (Joan) and Gene, in infancy; 2 sisters: MaryJane (Al) Sonnek, Margaret (Don) Sisser, and brother-in-law, Aleck Gingiss.