Red Bud (IL)
Betty Lou Poos Becker, 82, of Red Bud, Ill ., born June 11, 1927, in Springfield, Ill., died Friday, July 10, 2009, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Mrs. Becker was a homemaker. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran church, St. John's Evening Guild and the Senior Circle at Red Bud Regional Hospital. She helped organize the Red Bud Nite Unit of Home Extension, started the PTL at St. John's Lutheran School and was a past member of the St. John's School Board.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Cordelia Poos, and sister, Julia Ann Wiedeman.
Surviving are her husband, Judge Carl H. Becker of Red Bud, Ill ., whom she married on May 18, 1956, in Effingham, Ill.; children, Michael (Rebecca) Becker of Kittery, Me., Ann Becker of St. Louis, Mo., Matthew Becker of St. Louis, Mo., Carl James Becker of Indianapolis, Ind., and Jennifer (Michael) Roscow of Red Bud, Ill.; brother Lester " Bud " (Mary) Poos of Phoenix, Ariz.; grandchildren, Carl Jack Becker, Evan William Becker, Dylan Michael Roscow and Samuel Michael Roscow.
Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran School.