Information for Francis Elton
4 July, 1913 – 10 February, 1990
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Francis E. "Frank"
Becker, 76, of Nampa, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 1990, at his
home of natural causes. Funeral services will be held at 4
p.m. Saturday, Feb. I7, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
Pastor Vernon L. Wilcox of the First Church of the Nazarene
will officiate. Private interment will follow at Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mr. Becker was born July 4, 1913, at Grand Junction, Iowa,
the son of Harry and Mabel Becker. He graduated from North
High School, Des Moines, Iowa. He traveled extensively as a
joumeyman electrician, including construction of many U.S.
government missile sites and the early warning system in
Thule, Greenland. He moved to Nampa in 1966. Mr. Becker
married Ruby Smith Nov. 17, 1977, at Pocatello. She died April
Mr. Becker was a member of the First Church of the
Survivors include a son, John D. Becker of Minneapolis,
Minn.; two stepsons, Fred Smith (formerly of Nampa) and Ray
Smith, both of Salt Lake City; a sister, Mildred J. Olson of
Oceanside, Calif.; several grandchildren; and a nephew.
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