MOUNDRIDGE - Evelyn Koehn Becker was born Aug. 13, 1918 to Benjamin and Lydia Johnson Koehn at Halstead. She peacefully passed away at the Moundridge Manor, on Feb. 17, 2017, reaching the age of 98 years and six months.
She was united in marriage with Alvin Edward Becker at Halstead on May 23, 1937. He passed away in November of 2003. She was also preceded in death by her parents; four brothers Floyd, Carlyle, Maurice and Callie; two sisters Grace and Ladeen and one great granddaughter LeAnn Becker.
Those left to cherish fond memories are daughter Jo Marie and husband Donovan Seiler, Halstead; sons Bruce and wife Joyce, Nevada, Missouri; Keith and wife Jackie, Rich Hill, Missouri; daughter Iris and husband Max Boehs, Montezuma, Kansas; 12 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, and nine great, great grandchildren; two brothers Wayne and wife Bonnie, Butler, Missouri and Charles and wife Betty, Harrisonville, Missouri.
Funeral service was Wednesday, at Bethany Mennonite Church, Rich Hill, Missouri with burial following in the church cemetery. The family received friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, at the church. Memorials may be sent to the Moundridge Manor in care of Moundridge Funeral Home.