The Superior Express -

Connie Becker

 

August 6, 2020

Connie Marie Becker,79, the daughter of Julius and Hilda (Runge) Jensen, was born April 9, 1941, in Hardy, Neb. She died July 27, 2020, at her home in Superior.

Connie attended Beech country school and was a 1958 Superior High School graduate.

She married Robert Zeigler on Aug. 14, 1959. Four children were born into this union and the family was raised in Superior. They later divorced.

She married Steve Becker on Nov. 22, 1997, at Salem Lutheran Church. Together they enjoyed going to horse races, playing cards and living on the 100-year Runge family farm.

Before her retirement from Edward Jones, Connie worked at Alexander Motors and J.C. Penney.

Connie had a loving heart for all animals, especially horses and cats. She also enjoyed participating in bowling leagues, multiple card clubs and watching her children and grandchildren in their many activities.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and infant daughter, Tricia Lynette Zeigler.

Survivors include her husband Steve, daughters Juliene (Scott) Snyder of Lincoln, Neb., Jeanine (Roger) Kintigh of Superior, and her son Bryan (Stacy) Zeigler of Topeka; eight grandchildren, Ashley and Danelle Snyder; Jason, Bryce, and Allison Kintigh; Macy, Lily, and Hollyn Zeigler; three great grandchildren Gavin Powell, Zach and Holley Kintigh; and her brother, Wylie (Jan) Jensen of Superior and three nieces; step-children David (Shauna) Becker, Stephanie (Daryl) Scott; Sara (Troy) Marshall; seven step--grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; other relatives and -friends.

Her funeral was held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 31, at the Megrue-Price Funeral Home in Superior with Pastor Ethan Feistner officiating.

Music was “Amazing Grace,” “How Great Thou Art” and “Wind Beneath My Wings,” with Vickie Nielsen as the soloist and Carlita Price as the organist.

Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday with family present from 4 to 6 p.m..

Pallbearers were Greg Bohling, Scott Snyder, Roger Kintigh, Corey Marshall, Jacob Scott, Jason Kintigh and Bryce Kintigh. Honorary pallbearers were Allison Kintigh, Ashley Snyder, Danelle Snyder, Macy Zeigler, Lily Zeigler and Hollyn Zeigler.

Interment was in the Spring Creek Cemetery at Ruskin.

Memorials are suggested to go to the Michael J. Fox Foundation to help find a cure for Parkinson’s disease.

Condolences may be sent to Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N. Commercial, Superior, Neb. 68978 or in care of http://www.pricefuneralhomes.com .

 

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