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Funeral services will take place on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 1:00 PM (Mountain).

Martin Cemetery
Martin, South Dakota

Martin Cemetery
Martin, South Dakota

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In memory of

Ray Becker

of Kadoka, South Dakota, died on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at the Kadoka Nursing Home at the age of 90

Ray Lawrence Becker was born on July 3, 1926, in Lake Andes, South Dakota, to Walter and Bertha (Jacoby) Becker. In 1933 the family moved to a farm-ranch near Hisle, South Dakota. He received his education in the Hisle School.

As a young man he worked with his parents on the farm-ranch near Hisle. In 1978 he moved with his parents to Kadoka, South Dakota where he has since resided.

While in Kadoka he worked as a grounds keeper for the forest service out of Wall. Because of health reasons he retired and moved into the Kadoka Nursing Home on August 7, 2007.

Ray was a member of the NRA and one of his favorite hobbies was hunting.

Survivors include one brother, Fay (Mary Lou) Becker of Albuquerque, New Mexico; one sister, Ruth Larmer of Philip; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Ray is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Elizabeth Lou Shepard and Doris Mae Wiedmann.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016 at the Martin Cemetery in Martin.

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Martin Cemetery
Martin, South Dakota

Reverend Earl Adair

All Relatives and Friends in Attendance

Martin Cemetery
Martin, South Dakota

  • Ray took great pride in his work at the Wall Ranger District, USFS. We shared a loved for feeding the birds in the winter time. Ray was kind and patient with every one. ~ Charon Geigle Wall, SD (11/11/2016)