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Cecil Arthur Becker

May 13, 1932 — August 9, 2022

Ithaca

     Cecil Arthur Becker, age 90, of Ithaca, MI, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at his home.

    Funeral Services will be held at Edgewood Church of God, Ithaca, Michigan, on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor Dave Perry officiating.  Burial will take place at Lafayette Township Cemetery, Lafayette Township, MI.  Visitation will be held on Friday, August 12, 2022, from 2-8 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, Michigan. 

     Cecil was born in Wheeler, Michigan on May 13, 1932, the son of Edward Bulletin and Lottie Marie (Lamrouex) Becker.  On January 11, 1950, he married Dorothy Ann Moulton in Ithaca, Michigan. They have shared 72 years of marriage. 

     Cecil farmed all of his life and he loved his land.  He loved dancing with his wife especially to the polkas, roller skating, fishing at Drummond Island, evening crop tours with his wife, and walking his fields. Sunday dinners with his family were a tradition throughout his life. He enjoyed visiting with his neighbors and friends.  Baxter and his cats were his great companions.  He attended the Edgewood Church of God and enjoyed his church family. 

     He is survived by his wife Dorothy Becker; two daughters: Kathy Chaffin and Vicky and Rick Draper; three sons: Ken and Carolyn Becker, Rick and Debbie Becker, and David Becker. He is also survived by seventeen grandchildren: Chad, Jeremy, Sherry, Shelly, Steven, Nick, Zach, Heather, Rachel, Brianne, Alisha, Aaron, Kaylee, Travis, Brooke, Faithe, and Anealya, twenty-five great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.   He was predeceased by his parents, his son Darryl, son-in-law Charlie Chaffin, one sister Twila Dickinson, and one brother Louis Becker.

     Memorials may be made to Edgewood Church of God. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, Michigan.

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, August 12, 2022

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca

1333 East Center Street , , Ithaca, MI 48847

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 13, 2022

11:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Edgewood Church of God

160 S Barry Rd, Ithaca, MI 48847

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Burial

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lafayette Township Cemetery

10800 E St Charles Rd, Wheeler, MI 48662

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