Marilyn Joyce Becker, 70, of Phoenix, Arizona died Saturday, December 11, 2004, at the Hospice Care Center in Phoenix. Born February 8, 1934, in Iona, Minnesota, she was the daughter of John and Josephine Baumgartner Sant. She married Lawrence Becker on May 18, 1953 in Fulda. He died September 30, 2004. She grew up in the Iona and Fulda area, graduated from Fulda High School. After marriage they lived in Fulda until 1962 when they moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado. They moved to Phoenix in 1965. She enjoyed working for many years as a secretary at Washington High school, Phoenix. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister Lorraine, niece Sandra. She is survived by her three daughters, Donna, Darby, and sons, Geoff and Wes of Phoenix, Mary Jo (Doug) Brumfield and daughter Heather of Peoria, AZ, Diane (Don) Jones and children Desirae and Dustin of Chico, CA, and son Greg (Lynn) Becker and son Jeremy of Phoenix. Two sisters, Josephine Ruppert, Heron Lake and Dorothy Reker, Fulda.
Funeral services were held December 16, at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, Phoenix. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Phoenix.