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Duane C. Becker

April 15, 1934 ~ July 15, 2017 (age 83)
Duane’s life began on April 15, 1934 in Wichita. He is the son of Rosalie Becker. Duane was a graduate of Wichita East High School and Butler County Junior College. He served his country proudly in the United States Army from 1956-1958. Duane worked for the City of El Dorado as a machine operator for 36 years retiring in 1996. He was an avid sports fan, coached a little baseball when his sons were young and enjoyed travelling to sporting events with his friend Galen Blackmore. Duane attended the El Dorado First Church of the Nazarene. He was united in marriage to Sharill Baumeister in January of 1970 and she preceded him in death in 2013. Duane is survived by his sons Mike Becker of El Dorado and Charlie Becker of Rochelle, IL; grandchildren Taylor, Jessi, Alex and Trevor and his brother Marvin Evans of El Dorado. He passed away on Saturday July 15, 2017 at Lakepoint in El Dorado. Duane is preceded in death by his mother Rosalie and wife Sharill. His family will gather with friends on Thursday from 1-2 p.m. at the First Nazarene Church where his memorial service and military honors will be held at 2 p.m. He will be laid to rest in Walnut Valley Memorial Park. Kirby Morris Funeral Home is serving the family. Memorial contributions in Duane’s name may be directed to the First Church of the Nazarene Music Ministry Fund (202 N. Taylor; El Dorado 67042).

Charitable donations may be made to:

First Church of the Nazareme
202 N. Taylor, El Dorado KS 67042



 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
July 20, 2017

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
First Church of Nazarene
202 N. Taylor
El Dorado, KS

Service
Thursday
July 20, 2017

2:00 PM to TBD
First Church of Nazarene
202 N. Taylor
El Dorado, KS

Cemetery

Walnut Valley Memorial Park

El Dorado, KS 67042


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