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The Issaquah Press, Friday, June 21, 1918, p3
Death of Louis Becker. On Sunday morning at four o'clock, Louis Becker, who
had been a resident of Issaquah for thirty-one years, passed away at his home
here. Mr. Becker was born in Sweden December 16, 1863, and was thus in his
55th year. He was married at Bloomington, Ill., in 1886 (sic), to Miss Thilda
Swanson. His widow and four children, Mrs. William Engberg (sic), Mrs. Bert
Hoye, Elmer Becker, and Miss Myrtle Becker, survive to mourn his loss. Mr.
Becker had served for several terms in the town council and was highly
respected in the community. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at
the Masonic Hall, conducted by teh Rev. A.F. Grissom, and at the cemetery,
conducted by Triangle Lodge, Knights of Pythias. The pallbearers were Messrs.
Tolle Anderson, W.E. Holland, Peter Reppe, A.G. Lindbloom, Peter Pedegana and
CARD OF THANKS: For the many beautiful floral offerings and the expressions of
sympathy in our bereavement, the death of our husband and father, Louis
Becker, we extend our heartfelt thanks. Mrs. Thilda Becker, Mrs. William
Engberg (sic), Mrs. Bert Hoye, Myrtle Becker, Elmer Becker."
LOUIS BECKER was born December 16, 1863 in Sweden, and died June 16, 1918 in
Issaquah, King, WA. He married MATHILDA (original surname: SVENSSON) SWANSON
January 25, 1887 in Bloomington, Illinois, daughter of SVEN TUFVESSON and
PETRONELLA BENGTSDOTTER. She was born March 19, 1868 in Sweden, and died
September 07, 1951 in Issaquah, King, WA.
Children of LOUIS BECKER and MATHILDA SVENSSON are:
i. LILLIE CHRISTINA BECKER, b. January 13, 1890, Washington State; d.
October 01, 1960, Bellevue, King, WA; m. OLAF WILLIAM ENBERG, December 26,
1910, Issaquah, King, Washington; b. April 06, 1883, Akeruns, Sweden; d. March
01, 1968, Everett, King, WA.
ii. NELS A. BECKER, b. 1892, Issaquah, King, WA; d. 1892, Issaquah, King,
iii. BLANCHE HILDEGARD BECKER, b. January 18, 1893, Gilman, King,
Washington; d. July 29, 1971, Overlake Hospital, Bellevue, King, WA; m.
BERTRAM HOYE, September 13, 1910, Issaquah, King, Washington; b. May 08, 1887,
Illinois; d. January 20, 1952, Seattle, King, WA.
iv. ELMER SIEGFRID BECKER, b. September 11, 1895, Issaquah, King County,
Washington; d. June 04, 1948, Seattle, King County, Washington.
v. MYRTLE SELMA BECKER, b. July 25, 1902, Issaquah, King, WA; d. December
31, 1983, North Bend, King, WA; m. CHARLES THOMAS MCQUADE, September 07, 1920,
Seattle, King, WA; b. July 23, 1894, Gilman, King, WA; d. July 19, 1971,
Orting, Pierce, WA.
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