Inez A. Becker, 91, of Sumner, died Saturday, January 3, 2015, at the Hillcrest Home in Sumner.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 10, 2015, at the United Methodist Church in Sumner, Iowa with Rev. Michael Christie officiating. Interment will follow at Union Mound Cemetery in Sumner. Friends may call from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 9th, at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner and for one hour preceding services at the church on Saturday.
Inez Arlene Allan Becker was born July 6, 1923 at home in Manly, Iowa to Robert Allan and Ara (Finch) Allan. She married Wilbert Becker of Sumner on January 2, 1944 in Northwood, Iowa. Three children were born to this marriage. Barbara Janine Becker (deceased), Rosemary Longmuir (Ron) Manchester, Iowa, and Norette Kay Marinangeli Versailles, Kentucky. She graduated from Northwood Schools in 1941 and attended AIB in Des Moines. Inez worked for a time for the State of Iowa in Des Moines. Later, she worked many years at the Sumner Gazette and then for many years took care of children in Sumner. She was a member of Sumner United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, and American Legion Auxilary. She loved kids and family.
Inez is survived by two daughters, Rosemary (Ron) Longmuir of Manchester, Iowa and Norette Kay Marinangeli of Versailles, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Drs. Reid (Susannah) Longmuir, Nashville, Tennessee, Rebecca (Christopher) Rothfuss, North Liberty, Iowa, RJ (Ronald) Longmuir, Manchester, Iowa, and Katherine (Benjamin) Flannery, Lexington, Kentucky; and four great grandchildren, Charlotte and Thomas Longmuir and Emily and Abigail Rothfuss.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Barbara; a son-in-law, Ken Marinangeli; and a brother, Dr. Robert Allan.