Mary C. Becker, 96, Wausau, a town of Lanark native, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 1999, at Mount View Care Center, Wausau.
Services were held Dec. 2 at St. Mark Catholic Church in Rothschild. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery in Wausau.
Mrs. Becker was born Sept. 7, 1903, in the town of Lanark, a daughter of the late Peter and Ellen Doyle.
She was married to Julius Becker on June 17, 1930, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Lanark. He died in April 1970.
She attended grade school in Lanark, high school in Amherst and graduated from Stevens Point Normal School in 1919. In 1956 she received a bachelor’s degree in education from Central State College in Stevens Point.
She taught at grade schools in Marathon and Portage counties for 41 1/2 years.
She organized the first special education room in the D.C. Everest area and taught there for nine years before retiring in 1963.
She was a charter member of the Stevens Point Area Retired Teachers Association.
Survivors include two sisters, Eileen Seavers, Milladore, and Monica Doyle, Waupaca.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Francis, Joseph and Peter; and three sisters, Margaret, Cecilia and Grace.