Ruth Becker

Ruth A. (Horsch) Becker, 75, of Garden Plain, retired bookkeeper for Becker Bros. Inc., passed away on Sunday, March 19, in Wichita.

Ruth was born Oct. 30, 1941, in Wichita, the daughter of Raymond and Bernece (Mies) Horsch. On May 5, 1962, she married Jim Becker in Andale.

Ruth is survived by sons, Steve (Jennifer) Becker, and Jason Becker; daughters, Traci (Stan) Hieger, and Gina (Mike) Wendell; brothers, Bill, J.D., Ted, and Joe; sister, Debbie Ehret; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Becker; parents, Raymond and Bernece Horsch; sister, Karole Martin; brothers, Damon Horsch, and Dick Horsch; and grandson, Baylor Becker.

Rosary is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, and funeral Mass is be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 23, both at St. Anthony Catholic Church, with Father Sam Pinkerton officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Anthony Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Phoenix Hospice of Wichita.

Wulf-Ast Mortuary, Garden Plain, is in charge of arrangements.