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September 27, 2013

Carl R. Becken

SANBORN —

Carl R. Becken, of Sanborn, NY, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at his home. He was born in the Town of Cambria on December 10, 1924, the son of the late Charles and Alma (Kruger) Becken.
Mr. Becken served with the Merchant Marines during World War II.  He was a welder at Simonds Saw & Steel in Lockport for 28 years and then with Niagara Specialty Metals in Akron for over 14 years. Mr. Becken owned and operated his family farm. He enjoyed going to the Clinton-Bailey Market, to sell his grapes and was a member of the Farm Bureau.
Mr. Becken was the husband of 67 years to the late Gertrude M. (Eckert) Becken, who died in April of this year. He is survived by three sons, Ronald C. (Elaine) Becken of Sanborn, Richard C. (Diane) Becken of the Town of Wheatfield and Randy C. (Denise) Becken of Sanborn; one daughter, Cheryl L. (Gerald) Wilburn of Cottondale, AL; one sister, Jean Walck. He is also survived by thirteen grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Mr. Becken was the brother of the late Ervin, Harold and Chester Becken and Violet Steingasser.
The family will be present on Sunday from 6-9 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY. Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 10:00 AM at St. Peter Lutheran Church North Ridge, 4169 Church Road, Lockport, NY, with the Rev. Robert Hoffman officiating. Memorials may be made in his name to St. Peter's Church. Interment in  White Chapel Memorial Park, Town of Amherst, NY.
Visit www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com for guest register.

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