John K. Becker (1945-2019)
John K. Becker, 74 passed away on Sat, April 6, 2019 at Froedtert South Kenosha Medical Center with family at his side.
Born on Jan 13, 1945 he was the son of the late Ernst and Esther (Leisten) Becker.
He was educated in local schools of Kenosha and enjoyed riding motorcycles and bicycles throughout his life. John was employed many years at JI Case, Racine and previously at Warwick, Corp, Zion. He was united in marriage to Dixie Morrison in Eau Claire, WI and together blessed with four beautiful children.
John is survived by his former spouse, Dixie; his three children, Wayne Becker of Milwaukee, Penny (Jay) Wilke of Neilsville and Tami (Tim) Whitlatch of Eureka, MO; five grandchildren, Nicolas, Austyn, Chance, Skylar and Shyann. He is also survived by his seven brothers and sisters, Roberta, David, Suzanne, Gerald, Donald, Thomas, Marilyn and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, John Daniel, granddaughter, Shylo Whitlatch, brother Harley Becker, and parents.
A celebration of John’s life will be held at 2:00 pm on Sat, May 4, 2019 at the Encounter Church hall at 8900 34th Ave, Kenosha, WI.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude and special thank you to Chuck Marqui, all of John’s friends at the Sheridan Road Gulf Station and Dayton Manor.