Kenneth “Ken” Robert Becker

December 9, 1944 - July 19, 2015
Kenneth “Ken” Robert Becker


Kenneth “Ken” Robert Becker, age 70, of Leland passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born December 9, 1944 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin the son of the late Robert Becker and Karla Roseland Becker. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Bucholtz.

Ken was an avid golfer and enjoyed his retirement to the fullest out on the golf courses of North Carolina. He retired after a thirty year career as a supervisor from the Wisconsin Electric Company (known as W.E. Energies) and made a home along the coast where he was able to enjoy the weather and beaches. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather who will be missed by all.

Left to cherish his memory, are his devoted wife of 39 years,
Sandra Wenzel Becker; daughter, Theresa Wilson and husband Alan of Winchester, England;two sons, Richard Becker of Emporia, Kansas, and James Becker and his wife Jennifer of Milwaukee, WI; six grandchildren, Sara Bucholtz, Hilary, Taylor, Madylin, Brady and Mallory Becker; two brothers, John Becker (Karen) and Robert Becker (Mary); sister, Ann Kulig (Robert) and numerous other family and friends.

A celebration of life will be held 3:00 PM Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
A service will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at a later date.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 919.791.9099


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  • July 21, 2015
    Amy and tom cochran says:
    Tom and I so enjoyed Ken and admired his strength as he remained calm and caring in his difficult times. His Gardenwood friends will miss him. Sincerely. Amy and Tom

  • July 21, 2015
    Sandra L Miles DDS says:
    Sending my prayers and good wishes to the family! I know he didn't love coming to the dentist, but we always enjoyed seeing him!! I hope you are able to find comfort in the days to come. Sandra

  • July 21, 2015
    Steve & Julia Lorenc says:
    Dear Sandy, we are sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. - The Lorenc Family, Steve, Julia, Melissa, and Joshua

  • July 21, 2015
    Bob & Ann Kulig says:
    Sandy and family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace, Ken. Love you, Bob & Ann

  • July 23, 2015
    Celeste & Mike Conforti says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are so sorry for your loss.