Marcile Irene Becker
Sept. 23, 1926-Nov. 7, 2012
ARGOS — Marcile Irene Becker, 86, formerly of Argos, died Nov. 7, 2012 at 8 a.m. at Timbercrest Health Care, North Manchester following a sudden illness.
She was born Sept. 23, 1926 in Akron to J. Orville and Doris (Keesey) Ellis.
Marcile grew up in the Akron community, she moved to Argos in 1947 where she lived for nearly 50 years. She moved to Timbercrest in April of 1994.
March 9, 1947 she married Frederick “Fred” H. Becker; he preceded her July 3, 1984.
She worked as a bookkeeper for ASC’s in Plymouth and Dalton Foundry in Warsaw. She also worked as a farmer’s wife.
She was a member of Eel River Church of the Brethren, North Manchester and attended Walnut Church of the Brethren, Argos for many years and was involved with the Ladies Aid at Walnut Church of the Brethren. She spent many years doing volunteer service at Camp Alexander Mack in Milford; New Windsor Brethren Relief Center in New Windsor, Md.; and World Handcrafts in North Manchester.
She was on the Board of Trustees at Timbercrest, North Manchester.
She was a handicraft 4-H leader for several years and involved with Walnut Township Home Economics Club.
She was a graduate of Akron High School class of 1944, and then earned a degree at South Bend College of Commerce in book keeping.
She is survived by sons – Ron Becker and wife Phyllis of Plymouth, and Don Becker of Fort Wayne; daughter – Peggy Wieland of North Manchester; six grandchildren – Christina Marshall of Cape Coral, Fla., Angela Rodriguez and husband Ed of Warsaw, Heather Howard and husband Matt; Kyle Wieland and wife Julia; Heidi Wieland and (Jennifer Howard); Kasha Wieland all of North Manchester; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters – Donna Spencer and husband John of Cicero; and Janice Shewman and husband Harold of Akron.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and great-granddaughter, Mackenzie Becker.
Friends may visit with the family Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Walnut Church of the Brethren, 19056 Gumwood Road, Argos.
Services will be at 12 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at the church with Rev. Robert E. Rice Jr. of the Walnut Church of the Brethren officiating. Burial will be at Walnut Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Argos.
Memorial contributions may be made to Walnut Church of the Brethren Ladies Aid; 19056 Gumwood Road, Argos, IN 46501; Camp Alexander Mack; Attn: Becker Lodge Building Fund, P.O. Box 158 Milford, IN 46542; Heifer International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, AR 72202.
Electronic condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.