Maurice “Maury” Becker, 93, of Lynn Center, passed away at Heartland Hospice Care in Moline on
Monday, November 11, 2019.
Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Friday, November 15, 2019, at Orion United Methodist Church with
visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the church prior to the services. Burial will be at Western
Township Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted. Memorials may be made to Orion
United Methodist Church, where he was a member. Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl Funeral Home, Ltd.,
is assisting the family.
Maury was born on September 3, 1926, in Henry County, Illinois, the son of Arthur and Lila (Nelson)
Becker. He married June Benton on June 12, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa. She preceded him in death
in 2011. Maury was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a hard worker, dedicated husband
and father, and a lifelong farmer.
Survivors include his children, Cathy Becker, Plainsboro, NJ, Jeffrey (Ana Claudia) Becker,
Bethesda, MD, Jon Becker, Lynn Center, and Christopher Becker, Orion; grandchildren, Justin (Lexi)
Becker, Viola, Michael Popescu, Plainsboro, NJ, and Kira Popescu, Plainsboro, NJ.
He was preceded in death by his wife, June, and brother, Merton.
Memories may be shared online at www.esterdahl.com.