SUBLETTE – Lorraine Jane Becker, 92, of Sublette, formerly of Dixon, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Green Acres Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Amboy. She briefly worked for Northern Illinois Gas and Electric Co.
Lorraine was born Feb. 23, 1921, in Dixon, the daughter of Clarence and Jenny Mae (Anderson) Wickey. She married Vernon Becker on Feb. 18, 1948. He preceded her in death on July 19, 2003. Lorraine was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Dixon, Lee County Home Extension, and local card clubs. She was a volunteer for the local Red Cross blood drives.
Survivors include three sons, Randy Becker of Sublette and Mark (Laurie) Becker and Chris (Christina) Becker, both of Amboy; two daughters, Kathy (Samir) Nissan of Chico, Calif., and Sara (Robert) Matter of Okanogan, Wash.; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
She also was preceded in death by one daughter, Joan Marie Becker; three brothers, William, Lester, and Harry Wickey; and two sisters, Ila and Shirley Wickey.
Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 26 and the memorial service at 11 a.m. Oct. 26 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Dixon, with the Rev. Leo Patterson officiating. Burial of cremains will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon. Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements.
A memorial has been established to Passages Hospice.
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