John A. "Chuck" Becker, 86, formerly of New Ulm, died Oct. 5, 2013 in Maplewood, after a long illness.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 21, at Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel, with 3 p.m. interment in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery. Full Military Honors will be conducted at the cemetery by the New Ulm Area Comrades of Valor Honor Guard. A celebration of Chuck's life will be held by his family at Turner Hall on Friday, March 21, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Refreshments and appetizers will be served as he would have wished.
Chuck was a member of Seifert-Bianchi American Legion Post 132 for 55 years.
(A complete obituary appeared in The Journal Oct. 13, 2013)