Mildred M. Becker, 92, of Columbus died Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at Beverly Healthcare in Columbus. Funeral services are 11:00 am Saturday at McKown Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Neely officiating. Visitation will be on Friday from 5-8 pm at McKown Funeral Home and on Saturday from 10:00 am until service time. Burial will be in Columbus Cemetery.
Mildred M. Becker was born March 24, 1910 in Harrison County, Iowa to B.N. and Ethel (McNeil) Morlan. She was raised and attended schools growing up in Knox County, Nebraska. On January 14, 1931 she was united in marriage to Ernest Becker in O'Neill, NE. Mildred raised her family and helped her husband manage the Zest Drive-In that they owned. She was a member of Highland Park Evangelical Free Church in Columbus.
She is survived by:
Son Gary L. Becker of Columbus, NE
Son Robert Becker of Columbus, NE
Daughter Betty (Gary) Hansen of Fremont, NE
Brother Howard Morlan of Norfolk, NE
Twenty-Five Great Grandchildren
Seven Great Great Grandchildren
She is preceded in death by:
Husband Ernest C. Becker
Father B.N. Morlan
Mother Ethel Morlan
Son Jimmy Becker