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Harry Becker Creston

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 9:19 a.m. CDT

Harry F. Becker, 94, of Creston died Dec. 5, 2013, at Greater Regional Medical Center.

A memorial service will be noon Friday, Dec. 13, at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 809 W. Montgomery St. The Rev. Dan Moore, St. John’s Church, will officiate. The chaplain’s prayer and taps will be provided by Theodore J. Martens VFW Post No. 1797. Inurnment will be at a later date in Graceland Cemetery. Open visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.

Harry Frederick Becker, son of Bertha (Rosenow) and Fred Becker, was born Jan. 14, 1919, in Creston.

Harry attended public schools and graduated from Creston High School.

After graduation, Harry worked in Creston as an electric motor repairman for several years.

On Aug. 1, 1942, Harry was inducted into the United States Army at Camp Dodge. Harry served during World War II as a supply clerk with the 226th General Hospital, during the Rhineland Campaign. Harry attained the rank of Corporal and received his honorable discharge Nov. 14, 1945, at Camp Sibert, Ala.

Harry returned to Iowa.

Harry is survived by several distant relatives and friends.

Harry was preceded in death by his mother in 1932, father in 1943 and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

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