Death Notice



Earl George Becker, 91, of Grandview died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, in Gig Harbor.

He was born Nov. 17, 1913 in Elbow Lake, Minn., to Catharine and Frank Becker. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was employed at the Safeway Plant in Grandview and Independent Foods in Sunnyside.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary Becker of Grandview; two daughters, Anne Epps of Carlson, Calif. and Jill Johnson and husband, Trevor, of Gig Harbor; three grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Reverman of St. Cloud, Minn.;

and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at 11 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grandview. Memorials may be made in his memory to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside, is in charge of arrangements.


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