Helen was born on February 7, 1915 in Watertown, Wisconsin, the daughter of Albert Herman and Caroline Sophia (Schmidt) Freitag. She married Harold William Becker on February 14, 1936. Helen was an active member of the Moose Lodge and Immanuel Lutheran Church Ladies' Aid Society in Watertown before moving to Harlingen, Texas in 1993. She loved gardening and bird watching.
She is survived by her children, Douglas (Beverly) Becker of Brighton, Michigan, and Keith Becker of Harlingen, Texas; Grandchildren, Peter Becker and Leanne Becker, and Great-Grandchildren, Taylor, Robert, Olivia, Rachel and Luke; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her brothers, Walter and Lavern Freitag, and sisters, Esther Becker, Alyce Rowlands., Eileen Engel and Velma Krause.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday March 7th at 2:00 PM at the Hafemeister Funeral Home, 611 East Main Street, Watertown, with the Pastor Todd Iversen officiating. A private family burial will be held at the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 1:00 PM until the time of the service. The Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.