Obituary — Florenze “Molly” Becker

Becker, Florenze aka Molly photo for obit copy

Forest Lake, Minn. — Florenze “Molly” Becker, 87, Forest Lake, Minn., formerly of Blaine, Minn., died Dec. 29, 2015, surrounded by family at his home.

Visitation and a prayer service were Jan. 3 at Mattson Funeral Home, Forest Lake, and one hour prior to Mass at the church.

Mass of Christian Burial was Monday at The Church of St. Timothy’s, Blaine.

Interment was at Epiphany Cemetery, Coon Rapids, Minn.

Arrangements were under the direction of Mattson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Forest Lake.

He retired from Pillsbury / General Mills in 1991, after 33 years of employment. “Molly” proudly served his country in the United States Army.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Charleen; and their  seven children,  Craig (Mary); Cheryl (Max) Stephens; Leah (Terry) Allenson; Kelly (Deb), daughter-in-law, Patti Anderson; Krystal Lawson; Tracy (Fred) Evans; Myra (Rick) Pesch; 22 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; four sisters,  Rita Vornhagen, Rose Marie Paulson, Genny (Charles) Schulte, Charlotte (Allyn) Wiebelhaus; many nieces, nephews and other extended family.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Brooks; son-in-law, Billy Lawson; and siblings, Donald, Mercedes and Willie.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to The Good Guy Open, PO Box 878, Forest Lake, MN, or at www.goodguyopen.com or to the donor’s choice.