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Kenneth “Ken” Robert Becker
Kenneth “Ken” Robert Becker

Kenneth “Ken” Robert Becker, of Leland, died Sunday, July 19, 2015, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was 70.

He was born Dec. 9, 1944, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, son of the late Robert Becker and Karla Roseland Becker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Bucholtz.

Ken was an avid golfer and enjoyed his retirement to the fullest out on the golf courses of North Carolina. He retired after a 30-year career as a supervisor from the Wisconsin Electric Company (known as W.E. Energies) and made a home along the coast where he was able to enjoy the weather and beaches. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather who will be missed by all.

Left to cherish his memory are his devoted wife of 39 years, Sandra Wenzel Becker; daughter, Theresa Wilson, and husband, Alan, of Winchester, England; sons, Richard Becker, of Emporia, Kansas, and James Becker and his wife, Jennifer, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Sara Bucholtz and Hilary, Taylor, Madylin, Brady and Mallory Becker; brothers, John Becker (Karen) and Robert Becker (Mary); sister, Ann Kulig (Robert); and numerous other family and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. A service will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at a later date.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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