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Charlotte Becker

May 15, 2019

Charlotte Faye (Blattner) Becker,  104, Hays, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society, Hays. She was born Jan. 20, 1915, in Rozel to Charles and Elizabeth (Haun) Blattner.  She was a 1933 graduate of Rozel High School. She married Walter W. Becker in 1934.  He preceded her in death in 2012.

She was a homemaker. During the 1930’s, she sold angel food cakes whipped by hand and egg noodles while he worked on a local farm and Co-op grain elevator.  In 1945, the couple moved to the Becker homestead with a few hundred dollars and several head of cattle. Through the next couple of decades, the farm flourished under their care.  She was bookkeeper, helpmate, wheat hauler, vegetable and flower gardener, seamstress and acclaimed cook. In 1983, they moved to Hays to be near family. She enjoyed playing a variety of games with friends and family. 

She was a member of the First Baptist Churches in Rozel and later in Hays.  Her other affiliations and memberships were Lincoln Banner EHU, Golden Rule Quilting Club and American Baptist Women.  While traveling with her husband to national conferences, during his time on the Golden Belt Telephone Associate and Mid-West Energy boards.

Survivors include two daughters, Faye Louise Klein and husband,  Lyn and Joyce Diane Becker and John Wade; two granddaughters, Dian Elizabeth Organ and husband,  Daren and Tami Lyn Norris and husband, Eric; and  three great-grandchildren, Dalaan Miles Organ, Hannah Grace Norris, and Isis Elizabeth Norris. 

Services will be at 11 a.m.  Saturday at Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601; burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Fairmont Cemetery, Jetmore.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the funeral chapel.

Memorials  are suggested to the Good Samaritan Society, Hays or Hospice at HaysMed in care of the funeral chapel.

Condolences may be left by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or by email at keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com

 

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