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Mary Becker, 41 year old resident of Little Falls was called home to heaven after a 12 year courageous battle with breast cancer on Saturday, April 21 at the St. Cloud Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday. April 25 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Little Falls with Father Joseph Herzing officiating. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 24 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls and from 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday at the Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls.
Mary Ann Miller was born September 1, 1976 in Buffalo, MN to Elmer and Annella (Lehn) Miller. As a young girl her family moved to the Royalton area where she attended school. Mary graduated with the class of 1995. She was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” Becker on July 31, 1999 at Maple Island in Little Falls. The couple made their home in Little Falls. She had various jobs throughout her life: Creative Memories in St. Cloud, operated a day care out of her home and most recently worked as a para professional for Mid-State Education District. Mary loved snuggling with her dogs, Yogi and Buster. She treasured her time spent with her two boys, Derek and Dylan as a scout leader and watching their baseball games. Mary was a fair weather fisher woman, enjoyed camping, scrap booking, photos, shopping, especially garage sales, tending to her tulips, lily’s and many flowers. Mary was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Little Falls and was an active volunteer for religious education classes.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Bob Becker of Little Falls; son, Derek Becker (17) and Dylan Becker (14) of Little Falls; mother, Annella Miller of Little Falls; siblings, Joanne Mincher of St. Paul, Greg Miller of Osseo, Margie Steinward of St. Louis Park, Susan Miller of Eau Claire, Donna (Jim) Klein of Foley, Carol Michaud of Big Lake, Maggie (Jake) Ratke of Foley, Eddie (Viola) Miller of Sauk Rapids, John Miller of Coon Rapids, Tracy Chandler (Nathan Benning) of Little Falls and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Elmer Miller; brother, James Miller; sister, Theresa Miller and a brother-in-law, Jim Mincher.
In lieu of flowers are preferred to the college fund for her sons Derek and Dylan. The donor can contact Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union in Little Falls.320-632-6679.