May 25, 1931 - September 13, 2017


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley for Aurelia M. Becker, 86 of Cold Spring who passed away on Wednesday at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Cloud. Rev. Aaron Nett will officiate and burial will be at the parish cemetery. Friends and relatives may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday evening at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Eden Valley and also one hour prior to services at the funeral home on Saturday morning. Parish Prayers will be at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home on Friday evening.

Aurelia was born on May 25, 1931 in St. Nicholas to Peter and Elizabeth (Kinzer) Lahr. She was united in marriage to Wilfred Becker on September 25, 1952 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. The couple farmed near Eden Valley. Aurelia was a member of Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley and was involved in Christian Women. She loved to garden and anything that had to do with flowers. Aurelia was a talented baker and cook and enjoyed making “sweets” for her family and guests. She lived a life filled with faith and cherished her husband and her family.

Survivors include her children, Carol (Jerome) Schroden of St. Cloud, Annie (David Fassino) Becker of Melbourne Beach, FL, Joseph (Karen) Becker of Eden Valley, Vernon (Mary Kay) Becker of Eden Valley, Timothy (Mary) Becker of Orono, Nancy (Alan) Warwick of Buford, GA, Mary (Charles) Minser of St. Cloud, Lisa Becker of Maple Grove, Wilfred, Jr. (Julie) Becker of Prior Lake and Pamela (Ryan) Reimers of Holmen, WI; 25 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wilfred; and siblings, George Lahr, Herbert Lahr, Alcuin Lahr, Elizabeth Braun, Marie Wieber, Peter Lahr, Angeline Shay, Leander Lahr, Frank Lahr, Raphael Lahr, Lorraine Spoden, Reynold Lahr, Isabel Bares, Ovide Lahr and infant Alvin Lahr.