April 11, 1930 - December 20, 2017
Joanne Becker, 87 of Carroll, died early Wednesday morning, December 20, 2017 at St. Anthony Nursing Home in Carroll. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll with Pastor Brian Licht of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Carroll officiating. Casket Bearers will be Joanne's family. Burial will be in the Carroll City Cemetery. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the funeral service at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left for St. Paul Lutheran Church in Carroll. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll and online condolences may be left for Joanne's family at www.sharpfuneral.com. Born on April 11, 1930 at Carroll, Iowa, Joanne was the daughter of Ralph and Lillian (Memhardt) Baumhover. She was a 1948 graduate of Carroll High School. Joanne was married to Jerry F. Burke in 1949 and to Robert A. Becker in 1976. Joanne enjoyed spending time with her family and especially hosting them for the holidays. She will be remembered for her great sense of humor. Joanne was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Carroll and always enjoyed attending bible study. Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl Becker and her husband Ron of Carroll; her sons: Michael Burke and his wife Linda of Texas and Jon Burke and his wife Suzanne of Texas; her step-children: Brad (Deb) Becker of Emmetsburg and Donald Becker of Colorado; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; 2 step-grandchildren; 2 step-great grandchildren; her siblings: Janet (John) Slabodnik of Arizona and Ralph “Bud” (Marlene) Baumhover of Cedar Falls; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Gary (Maureen) Becker, Allen Becker, John (Marna) Becker, Gene (Kay) Becker, Jerry Becker, Clarita Roth, Phyllis Danner, Eileen Becker, Mary Lou Becker, and Loa Becker; as well as other extended relatives. Joanne was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Becker; and her son, David Burke.
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