Information for Meta M. Stoffel Becker
22 August, 1898 – 24 November, 1991
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
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Meta M. Becker, 93, of
Caldwell, died Sunday, November 24, 1991, at a Caldwell
nursing home of natural causes. Funeral services will be
conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, November 29, 1991, at the Dakan
Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Rev. David C. Quail of the Grace
Lutheran Church, Caldwell, will officiate with burial
following at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mrs. Becker was born August 22, 1898, at St. Louis,
Missouri, the daughter of Gustav and Henrietta Stoffel. She
was the youngest of six girls. As a young child she moved with
her family to Belleville, Illinois, where she was raised and
educated She married Henry P. Becker January 6, 1923, at
Belleville. Together they moved to Idaho in 1950, settling in
Caldwell. Mr. Becker died July 14, 1964. She taught at the
Kiddie Coop Kindergarten for several years.
She was a very active member of the Senior Citizen's
Center in Caldwell. She contributed a great deal of volunteer
work at the center until she was no longer physically capable.
She was also a member of the Grace Lutheran Church, Caldwell.
Survivors include: a son and daughter-in-law, Henry A.
"Bud" and Bonnie Becker of Caldwell; a daughter, Jean E. Brack
of Boise; a grandson, Lee, and his wife Shelly Celmer of
Caldwell, 3 granddaughters, Donna J. and her husband, Jack
Hemby of New Mexico, Cindy L. and her husband, Ed Jenkins of
Parma, Kathy A. and her husband, Doug Kackley of Bend, Oregon;
l0 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.
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