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
    Mary LaPorte-Becker says:
    Sending our condolences to Ken's loved ones. May he rest in peace.

  • July 22, 2015
    Rich Johnson says:
    I'm so sorry for your loss. I had the honor of knowing Ken for a couple of years when he organized golf trips to Biloxi, Mississippi (2000-2001) while he was still living in the Milwaukee area. Those were fun times. God bless.

  • July 22, 2015
    John and Linda Houk says:
    It was with great sadness that we learned of Ken's passing. We have many great memories of all the holiday's and fun times we all shared together! R.I.P Ken Bob. With much love and heartfelt sympathy, John & Linda

  • July 22, 2015
    John and Karen Becker says:
    bocce ball in your front lawn..volleyball in Crivitz..Packer games at County stadium seems like it was just yesterday. We'll all miss you Ken...keep the beer cold

  • July 23, 2015
    Alan Wilson says:
    Thanks for raising a terrific daughter and glad we had the chance to spend some time on the fairways of NC and FL. You will be missed. Alan