The Pantagraph pub Bloomington Il 24 Feb 1941 p5
Mrs. Amelia W. Becker POXTIAC. (PXS) Mrs. Amelia W. Becker, 68, died at her home at Cayuga at 12:40 p. m. Sunday after three weeks illness. The funeral will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday at the Methodist church in Odell with the Rev. Otto Simonsen officiating. officiating. Burial will be in Odell cemetery. cemetery. She was born Nov. 8, 1862, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Archi-baltd Archi-baltd Archi-baltd McDougal. She was married to Theodore Becker at Cayuga, July 14, 1887. He died in 1938. She was a member of the Lutheran Lutheran church. Surviving children are: Mrs. Alice Cays, Mrs. Ora Reed, Theodore, Theodore, Mrs. Gertrude Kiesewetter, all of Cayuga; Charles, in Michigan and Mrs. Xerrine Reed, Odell. A brother, Arthur McDougall of Cayuga, also survives. There are 27 grandchildren.