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Dorothy L. Becker
(12-05-1927 - 06-15-2020)

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Dorothy L. Becker (Werfelmann) was called home to her Lord after passing peacefully at Fox River Rehab (Rosewood) on April 15, 2020. She was born in Hinsdale, Illinois on December 5, 1927, the daughter of Arthur and Beatrice (Duever) Werfelmann. Dorothy graduated from Elgin High School in 1945. She was a life-long member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Elgin. She shared her strong faith and love of Jesus with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren as well as many friends and acquaintances.

Dorothy married Robert C. Becker, son of Clarence and Edna Becker, on July 9, 1949 at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Her father, Rev. Arthur Werfelmann officiated. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert, her brothers Ernest, Arthur and Martin, sisters Gertrude, Clara, Eleanor and Etta, as well as her husband, a son John and daughter-in-law Elaine.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Cindy (Bill) Putre, her son Thomas (Patricia) Becker and her son Andrew (Shelby) Becker, and daughter-in-law Paula Becker. Dorothy was blessed with 9 grandchildren: Matthew (Ruth) Becker, Rachel Becker, Hallie Brewer, Luke (Shanell) Becker, Jacob (Gabby) Becker and Megan (Nate) Raukar, Christopher (Lindsay) Putre, Caitlin (Pete) Balawender, and Kelsey Becker. The Lord also blessed Dorothy with 9 great grandchildren: Remy, Aven and Lana Becker, Andrew, Eden and Ellie Putre, and Ronin, Noah and Harlan Balawender. Nothing made Dorothy happier than visits from her grandchildren and their kids.

Arrangements by Laird Funeral Home in Elgin. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11:00am at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Elgin. Visitation will be at the church from 10:00am until the time of service. Please visit Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Elgin IL. website for updates. Family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association, of which Dorothy was a life-long supporter.

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