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Leonard Becker

November 12, 1935 - November 8, 2017

Leonard Becker, 81, of Mentz, Texas passed away on November 8, 2017 in Austin, Texas.

He was born on November 12, 1935 to Melvin and Aloisie (Jasek) Becker in Ellinger, Texas. On April 20, 1958 he married Joelean Braden.

He was a member of St. Roch Catholic Church in Mentz, and lived in the Mentz area 35 years. Leonard served in the Texas National Guard.

Leonard retired from Family Dollar in 2012, previous to his employment with Family Dollar, Leonard was a dedicated management employee of Winn's Variety Store for 38 years. Most recently Leonard enjoyed working for Wal-Mart of Columbus, where he loved to visit with people of his community.

Leonard enjoyed hunting, fishing, and taking care of his cattle.

Leonard is survived by his wife, Joelean Becker of Mentz, TX; daughter, Felicia Becker Adams and husband Gregory of Bellville, TX; sons, Russell Becker and wife Bernadette of George West, TX, and Kenneth Becker of Kerrville, TX; 6 grandchildren, Craig Becker, Colton Becker, Clinton Becker, Payeton Becker, Dustin Adams, and Taylor Adams; and 3 great grandchildren, Brayden Becker, Braxon Becker, and Brynley Becker.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Aloisie (Jasek) Becker, and his sister, Grace Becker Kieschnek.

Visitation will be held Friday, November 10, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus. A Parish Prayer Service & Rosary will follow Friday, 7:00 pm at Henneke Funeral Home.

Visitation on Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at St. Roch Catholic Church, Mentz, TX.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017, 10:00 am at St. Roch Catholic Church, Mentz, TX with Fr. Michael Lyons officiating.

Burial will take place in St. Roch Catholic Cemetery in Mentz.

Pallbearers are his grandchildren, and honorary pallbearers are his great grandchildren.

Memorials are suggested to St. Roch Catholic Church Building Fund, 1600 Frelsburg Rd., Alleyton, TX 78935; or charity of your choice.


Leonard Becker
November 12, 1935 - November 8, 2017



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