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Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre

1001 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, ON

OBITUARY

Walter Stewart Becker

March 2, 1951March 9, 2020

Becker, Walter Stewart – Suddenly on March 9, 2020 at his winter home in Bradenton, Florida at the age of 69. Beloved husband for 48 years to Cecilia, the love of his life. Proud father to Bradley and Jeffrey (Thea). Grandparent to Brody, Amber and Garett. Walter is survived by his siblings; Murray (the late Pat), Marlin, Audrey (Joe) Detzler, Faye Bast, Lynn (Vicki), Donny (Donna), Bruce, Ruth Ann (the late Norman) Beaulieu, Joan (Gary) Sowa, Cheryl (Ron) Schwartz, Kathryn (Rodney) Shantz and Laurie. Predeceased by his parents Mervin and Myrle and brothers Sonny and Garnet. Brother-in-law of Mike (Maureen), the late Mary, Joe (Audrey), the late Jacob (Linda) and Ileen (the late George). Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. Will be greatly missed his family and many friends. Walter was an employee with J.M. Schneider for 33 years until his retirement in 2010. Thoroughly enjoying his retirement years whether it be surrounded by people, or enjoying both homes in Florida and Turkey Point, Walter never slowed down. A private family service will be held with burial at Williamsburg Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Canadian Cancer Society. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit www.westmountfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Private Family Service will be held

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Shirley Schmidt

March 28, 2020

Cecilia, Bradley, Jeffrey and family, our thoughts and prayers go out to you.

Walter was a great cousin and friend. His great sense of humour and personality will be greatly missed by many, especially at the annual Becker family reunions.

With much love, Ellie and Wayne Dickson and Shirley Schmidt.

Ginger & Ron Rothenberger

March 24, 2020

A wonderful Uncle, a great friend and an amazing man, who will be greatly missed. He was also there when you needed him. One of my fondest memories was playing pool and he would cross the table trying to distract you with his dentures, always one to make you laugh and feel special.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Aunt Cecilia, Bradley, Jeffrey and the family in these difficult times.

Lots of love, Ginger & Ron

Tanvi and Neal

March 23, 2020

Words simply cannot describe our gratitude for all that Walter meant us. He was the most kindest and generous individuals we are so fortunate to have had in our lives. He meant the world to us and will miss him dearly.
Cecilia, our deepest condolences. Our hearts go out to you.
With much love,
Tanvi and Neal

Janis Heuchert

March 22, 2020

Cec My deepest sympathy to you on the loss of your dear husband. Thinking of you. Janis Heuchert.

Keith and Florence Einwechter

March 22, 2020

Our hearts are broken. Walter was a good man and friend. We always enjoyed each time he sat at our kitchen table for a visit. He enjoyed making other people laugh! Small in stature but "larger than life" personality!

Jeff Heldmann

March 21, 2020

I had the privilege of Walter and his family being our neighbours growing up as a kid. Two memories that stand out when I think of Walter is him saying his famous Fonzie, "Ayyy!" and playing soccer with his sons in their front yard with Walter playing in his steel toe boots!
Walter was exactly the type of neighbour everyone wanted, always willing to help, easy and to talk and kind-hearted.
You will be missed!
Prayers to the Becker Family,
Jeff

Rodney/Kathryn Shantz

March 20, 2020

Rodney/Kathryn

We are very heart broken on over losing Walter Becker. He was a super big brother and brother in-law too us. We are very fortune to have shared time with Walter and his long time sweetheart of his life Cecelia. When we went south to Bradenton Florida for the winters, it was always a special time of sharing when we play games at night. Walter enjoyed any new game and adjusted quickly to the rules. One old game was always special to him and that was the game of euchre. He would very seldom turn it down on his turn at dealing and was very good at making his three tricks. Walter was always busy at doing something to help the cause and making new friends was always at the top of the list. Walter has a very wonderful wife and two son ‘s Brad & Jeff. We will always have a special spot in our hearts for them and always think of all our special memories we have had with them. With all our love and prayers Rodney and Kathryn. Love you Guy’s.



Gary/Heather Koncir

March 19, 2020

Turkey Point will never be the same without our buddy Walt. Always there to help. Our condolences to the Becker family and love to our dear friend Cecilia.

Robert Henhoeffer

March 19, 2020

Dear Cecilia
We were sorry to read about the death of your husband, Walter. Our sincere sympathy to you and your family.
Prayers & love,
Bob & Christine Henhoeffer

Doug Johnson

March 18, 2020

Turkey Point will not be the same without Walter. Always ready to help a neighbour and never sat still. Whether he was cleaning the beach or sweeping the road he always stopped to chat with everyone. He will be sadly missed.

FROM THE FAMILY