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Clarence J. Becker, 84

Clarence J. Becker, age 84, of Hastings, died June 11, 2009, at Regina Medical Center.

Clarence was born in Vermillion, Minn., Aug. 21, 1924, to Nicholas and Justine (Brockman) Becker. He worked in maintenance at Armour Co. in So. St. Paul for 25 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Clarence is survived by his children, Dennis (Colleen) Becker of Hastings, James Becker of Odessa, Texas, Robert (Sandy) Becker of Wellington, Kansas, Marilys Becker of Hastings and Susan (Bill) Wise of Hastings; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, LuVerne (Dorothy) Becker of Hastings; and sister, Marjorie Kieffer of Hastings.

The memorial service with the Rev. Robert Altier officiating, was held June 13, 2009, at the Regina Chapel, followed by interment in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Cemetery, Hastings.

Arrangements were handled by the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings, 651-437-9419,