James T. “Jim” Becker
Becker, James T. “Jim”, Age 51 of Roseville, formerly of New Ulm on September 27, 2013. Jim lived with brain cancer for the last two years. He was a claims manager at Western National Insurance after graduation from St. John’s University. He is preceded in death by mother, Maureen and brother, Frank. He is survived by his beloved wife of 20 years, Barb; daughters Jane and Kathleen; father, John Becker Sr.; brothers, John Jr. (Shelia) and Bob (Laura); sisters Jean (Michael), Barbara, and Mary (Ricardo); in-laws Robert and Betty Kline; sister-in-law, Kathy (Murray) McArdle; brothers-in-law Doug (Mary Ann) Kline, and Kurt (Carole) Kline. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Jim will always be remembered for his warm smile, sharp wit, and avid newspaper reading. Special thanks to Dr. John Schwerkoske, & nurse Becky at MN Oncology, and the staff at Wedum Residential Hospice for their loving care. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church (2048 N. Hamline Ave, Roseville). Visitation 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Roseville Memorial Chapel (2245 N. Hamline Ave) and one hour prior to Mass at Church on Tuesday. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the Becker Children Tuition Fund.