June 5, 2019


Cheryl Becker, 68, of Carroll, died Monday, June 3, 2019, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa.

Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Carroll with Pastor Bob Riggert officiating. Casket bearers will be Ron Becker, Pat Becker, Sean Becker, Ethan Becker, Ben Wilkens and Scott Wilkens. Burial will be at the Carroll City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolences may be left for Cheryl’s family at www.sharpfuneral.com.

Born on Sept. 9, 1950, at Carroll, Iowa, Cheryl was the daughter of Gerald “Jerry” and Joanne (Baumhover) Burke. When she was young her family moved to San Antonio, Texas, where she attended grade school and later graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. In her late 20s, Cheryl returned to the Carroll area. On Jan. 28, 1978, she married Ron Becker in Glidden, Iowa. Ron and Cheryl made their home in Carroll where she was a devoted mother and homemaker.

Cheryl enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading books, and her cats Baby, Little Bit and Grey. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Cheryl is survived by her husband, Ron Becker, of Carroll; sons: Pat Becker of Adel and Sean Becker of Lidderdale; grandchildren: Tyra, Paige, Ethan, Lane, Taylen, Barron, Nina, and Ryan (Jeff) Laville Bethel; great-grandchildren: Jacob and Nora; father, Jerry (Linda) Burke, of San Antonio; brothers: Michael (Linda) Burke of Texas and Jon (Suzanne) Burke of Texas; brothers-in-law: Brad (Deb) Becker of Emmetsburg and Don Becker of Colorado.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Joanne Becker, and brother David Burke.