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“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Becker family. Aunt Barb was very special to us and she will be missed at family gatherings.Love, Tony, Linda ...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Tony & Linda Becker - Fort Wayne, IN

“The family is my thoughts and prayers. Aunt Barb will be deeply missed. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Jackie Mosshammer - Kenner, LA

“I Charles Snider was her Class mate in 1953 Sorry for your loss went too school with her for many years . Charles Snider ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Charles Snider - Columbia City, IN

“Our sincerest condolences to the Becker family in their loss of an amazing, loving, caring, beautiful lady, she love her religion, her family was her...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Penny and dave Doty - New haven, IN

“We could always count on being greeted by a great hug when we went to see Grandma. She kept cookies in the house for us, she took us to the zoo, she...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Rachel Becker - Westfield, IN

“May God Bless, Barbara A. Becker, who is in heaven with our Lord and Savior. May God also bless all of her family members and help them during their...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jeffrey Paulson - Noblesville, IN

“Please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss. We pray you will find moments of peace and joy in the many memories that will live on forever in...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Lynn Kilbride and Family - IL


Barbara A. Becker returned to her Heavenly Father November 12, 2017. She was born on October 26, 1934, in the living room of the home her grandfather built in Aboite Township. She was the daughter of Doris and Margaret (McMaken) VanHoozen, who preceded her in death. She grew up on a forty-acre family farm with her younger sister Joyce (Ken) Offord and brother Richard (Debbie) VanHoozen, who both survive her. She graduated from Jefferson Center High School, where she was senior class president. She then worked at Western Union where she met Joseph C. Becker. They were wed on October 9, 1954, and were married 53 years before Joe's death in 2007. Together they raised six children, Michael (Ellen) Becker of Fort Wayne, Kevin (Karen) Becker of Oxford, IN, Mark (Christi) Becker of Chelsea, MI, Doris (Mark) Biddle and Robert (Heather) Becker, both of Noblesville, IN, and Patricia (Joe) Bond of FOrt Wayne, all of whom survive her. As the children got older, Barb worked at GTE, where she spent many years until her retirement. She was a charter member of Saint Henry's Parish and was a member of St. Charles Parish in her later years. She had a zeal for life, lived her faith, and loved her family and friends. She was always thankful for her blessings. She was a gift to all who knew her and will be greatly missed. In addition to her children and siblings, Barbara is survived by 22 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; two grandchildren preceded her in death. Mass of Christian Burial is Friday, November 17, 2017 10:30 am at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Road, with calling an hour prior to Mass. Calling will also be held from 2-4pm and 6-8 pm on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Maplewood Park, 4017 Maplecrest Road with a Rosary Service at 7:30 pm. She will be laid to rest in Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Catholic Charities, American Diabetes Association, Masses, or donor's choice. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.