Carl Henry Becker, age 90, of Stratford passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on April 29, 2020. Born in Rostock, December 23, 1929, son of the late William and Ella (Pehlke) Becker.
Carl and his wife Phyllis farmed all of their lives in Ellice Township until retiring. He was a member of Second St. John’s Lutheran Church, Wartburg. Carl will be remembered for his Silver Star Barn Dances at the farm on Saturday nights in the 50’s.
Beloved husband of the late Phyllis (McKinnon) who predeceased him January 19, 2003. Loving father of Beverly Rock (Ron Van Bakel) and Danny Becker (Rebecca Wright). Grandfather of Emma (Zeb Thompson), Dayna and Colin Rock. Also survived by his sister Edith Strathearn, sister-in-law Pat McKinnon, brother-in-law Ralph McKinnon (Lynda) and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by brothers Fred Becker (Florence), Edward Becker (Ruth), father-in-law and mother-in-law Donald and Marjorie McKinnon, sister-in-law Gladys McKinnon, brothers-in-law Lorne McKinnon and Barry McKinnon (Suzanne).
A family service will take place at Second St. John’s Lutheran Church, Wartburg followed by interment in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Second St. John’s Lutheran Church through the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford. 519.271.7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
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