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Becker, Anthony (Tony) P.


 

Anthony “Tony” P. Becker, age 94 years passed away September 30, 2017.  Tony was born on December 27, 1922, in Rogers, Minnesota to Alois and Agatha (Mayerhofer) Becker.  Tony graduated from Cathedral High School in Omaha and Creighton University in 1944.  He served in the Navy during WWII and was an associate professor of pharmacy at Creighton University and was a registered pharmacist.  He was a member of Knights of Columbus since 1953.
Tony is survived by four sons and favorite daughter Steven (wife Nancy) Becker Susan Becker Gregory (wife Mary) Becker Michael (wife Diane) Becker Peter (wife Cheryl) Becker Seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren
 
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Margaret M. Becker, brother Alfred, sisters Margaret H. and Marie and a great-granddaughter Savannah.
 
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, October 6, 2017, at Cathedral of the Risen Christ (3500 Sheridan Blvd) Lincoln.
 
Graveside service will be at 2:30 pm on Friday at Calvary Cemetery in Omaha.
 
Visitation will be on Thursday from 12 noon to 7 pm, with family receiving friends from 5 pm to 7 pm at Butherus Maser and Love funeral home, 4040 A St, Lincoln.
 
Rosary will be at 7:00 PM Thursday at the funeral home.
 
Memorials are suggested to National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville IL or School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province in Mankato, MN.





Guestbook for Becker, Anthony (Tony) P.

7:48AM Oct 3rd, 2017
Uncle Tony Becker will be remembered as the kindest, sweetest and smartest man I have known. He was a huge influence and role model for me. Soft spoken, but every word and thought he expressed was powerful and I listened intently. You are with Aunt Margaret now, where you both may rest in eternal peace and happiness. I love you!
Gerry Slevin (Brandon, FL)


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