Kraeer-Becker Funeral Home and Cremation Center

217 E Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach, FL


Howard Yaekel

August 12, 1940May 15, 2019

Howard Yaekel 78, of Deerfield Beach, Florida passed away May 15th, 2019.

Beloved husband of Lucy for 48 years. Cherished father of Ann Marie (Peter) Wagner and Patricia (James) Olsen. Grandfather of Cathryn-Lee Wagner (Ezekiel Rodriguez), Peter Wagner, Ryan and Samantha Olsen. Great-grandfather of Scarlett and Penelope Rodriguez.


  • Visitation Friday, May 24, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 25, 2019
  • Committal Service Saturday, May 25, 2019


Howard Yaekel

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Auntie M Bissonette/Salentino

May 24, 2019

To the entire family of Howard Yackel

Our entire family share in your loss and cherish the times we shared with him both in New York and Florida .

May you find peace in knowing he is now with his Heavenly Father .

Much love and prayers are with you today and always.

Auntie M,Christina,Eric,Jen,peighton,Madison and uncle pat.

Amy Governale

May 20, 2019

Howard I first met you while I stayed with you and Lucy in Queens .I remember how much you loved your little Binki dog .I was so scared of him because he use to bite .You showed me not to be afraid.Joey loved talking to you about horse racing he looked up to you because you knew the sport well .Howard I know we will always miss you but I know your always Around. Above us .We promise to look at for Lucy and we will always be there for her and the girls .You will always be in every ones heart forever .We love you my darling cousin Amy and Joey .