Robert "Bob" W. Becker, 73, of Pardeeville, passed away peacefully July 12, 2019 in the Columbia Healthcare Center surrounded by his family.
He was born September 6, 1945 in Portage, the son of Royce and Hazel Jean (Price) Becker. Bob worked at National Exchange Bank for 39 years serving as Bank Manager - Vice President. He was an active member of the Pardeeville community, serving on the village board from 20 years, fire department for 33 years, the last 17 as fire chief. He also served on several boards and committees within Columbia County. He enjoyed riding his bike, his various motorcycles, and deer hunting. Most dear to him was spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his son Troy (Kim) Becker and their children Brock (Maddie) Becker and Amber (Stephan) Hodgson; his daughters Traci (Bill) Bartels and their children Austin Seely (Emily Schmidt) and Avery Bartels and Brooke Harkner and her children Cade and Abbagail; brother Bill (Deb) Becker; sister Jeannie Schultz, and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. He was preceded in death his parents and grandparents.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 17 at 11 AM at the Pardeeville United Methodist Church with Rev. Kerry Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Marcellon Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 16 from 4 to 8 PM at Grasse Funeral Home, 119 Industrial Drive, Pardeeville and again from 10 AM until the time of services at the church Wednesday.