Becker, Gloria D., Saginaw, Michigan

Went to her Heavenly home where she was reunited with her husband, Jack and family on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Covenant HealthCare- Cooper. She was surrounded by her family. Gloria D. Garchow was born on September 10, 1922 in Saginaw, to the late John Paul Carl and Regina Caroline Louise (Schultz) Garchow. She was a 1940 graduate of Arthur Hill High School. She married the love of her life, Jack Hudson Becker on May 6, 1945 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church; he preceded her in death on June 3, 2013, following 67 years of marriage. Gloria worked at Michigan Bell as a service representative. >From 1976 to 1983, she owned and operated “The Trading Post” on the corner of Mackinaw and Gratiot. Gloria and Jack were both charter members of Faith Lutheran Church in Bridgeport. She was a faithful member of Peace Lutheran Church and very active within their community. Above all, Gloria loved and cherished her family, as well as the 47 years she and Jack enjoyed at Higgins Lake. Left to cherish her memory are three children: Gloria (Bruce) Rueber, Liberty, IN, David H. Becker of Salt Lake City, UT, and Cynthia (Scott) Lutz of Saginaw; six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and a sister-in-law, Beth (Hiram) Becker. She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister: Kenneth Eugene Garchow, John Herbert Garchow and Jane F. Lily. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, 3427 Adams St., Saginaw. Rev. Paul R. Hinz will officiate. Honoring Gloria’s wishes cremation will follow the service with burial to take place at a later date in Pine Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Peace Lutheran Church. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road, Saginaw. Share your thoughts and memories with the family through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.