November 29, 1917 - April 20, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 PM Thursday, April 23, 2015 at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Long Prairie for Isabelle Becker who died Monday at the Valley View Assisted Living in Long Prairie. The Rev. Omar Guanchez will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7PM Wednesday and after 10AM Thursday at the Williams Dingmann Stein Chapel in Long Prairie. Parish prayers will be at 7PM on Wednesday evening at the funeral home in Long Prairie.

Isabelle was born to August & Ruth (Stephan) Bruder. She was united in marriage to John R. Becker on June 22, 1937 at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Long Prairie. They had eight children and farmed most of their life east of Long Prairie. She enjoyed reading, making quilts and traveling.

Survivors include her children, Jack (Carol) Becker of Eagle Bend; Robert (Helen) Becker of Swanville; Julia Holmquist (special friend, Gerald) of Long Prairie; Elaine Scherping of Swanville; Roger Becker of Eagle Bend, Lorraine Derner of Wasilla, Alaska; Rozanne Becker of Eagle Bend; 29 grandchildren, 88 great grandchildren, 66 great-great grandchildren and 4 great-great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, John in 1984, brothers, Ambrose, Emil and Edward, 2 sisters, Bernice Miller, Leona Bluhm, brother in laws, Leonard Miller, Howard Bluhm, son, Gerald, daughter in law, Carol, son in laws, Harry Holmquist, Alvin Scherping, Bill Derner, and 3 granddaughters.