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Irene Becker

Irene Becker
Irene Becker
- November 28, 2017

Irene Becker, age 91, of Wall, South Dakota, died on Monday, November 27, 2017 at Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, at the Rush Funeral Home in Wall.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 1, at the Rush Funeral Home in Wall.

Interment will be at the Wall Cemetery.

Irene Clink Becker was born to Chester and Eunice (Schreckenghaust) Clink on December 28, 1925 at Marcus, South Dakota.

Irene went to school in Marcus county and later graduated from the Piedmont High School in 1943. She attended Black Hill’s Teacher’s College and taught school for many years. Irene taught at the Huron Township School from 1943 to 1944.

Irene was united in marriage to William “Bill” Becker on April 8, 1944, in Rapid City, South Dakota and to this union one daughter was born, Helen.

Irene was a wife and homemaker all her life. She was a very active lady, but on July 4, 2001 she had a stroke which limited her abilities. She was able to stay home until 2007 when she became sick and entered the hospital and then moved to the nursing home where she resided until her death.

Survivors include one daughter, Helen Crawford of Wall; a special niece, Wendy Blair; a favorite great-great-niece, Samantha Blair; a great-great-nephew, Kristopher Blair; and a host of other family and special friends that have been a part of Irene’s life throughout the years.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bill on November 22, 2001; her parents; three brothers, Jerry, Warren, and Donnie; one sister, Caryl Reeve; and a sister-in-law, Carolyn Clink.

Arrangements are with Rush Funeral Home of Wall.

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