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Allen D. Becker

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Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017 9:25 pm

Allen D. Becker, 77, Eau Claire, Wis., died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System.

He was born Jan. 27, 1940, at Almena to William and Goldie (Ries) Becker, and graduated from Barron High School.

Al served two years in the U.S. Army, stationed in Paris, France. He was married in Las Vegas, Nev., on Nov. 8, 1991, to Anita Raffesberger.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Tara (Michael) Staye of Maple Lake, Minn., and Bart of Crystal, Minn.; granddaughters Brianna, Michaela, Shelby and August; great-grandchildren Mariana and Maxon; brothers Wilbert (Elaine) of Apple Valley, Minn., Warren (Julie) of Almena and Ralph of Almena; a sister Gladys Birkholz of Almena; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Al was preceded in death by his parents; siblings Alice Carson, Vernamae Kindy, Marcella Thompson, Leon Becker and Russell Becker; and two special pugs, Khan and Jackpot.

A memorial gathering will be held 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, from Skinner Funeral Home, Turtle Lake. Private interment will follow.

Memorials may be directed to BobsHouseForDogs.org.

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