Raymond and Florence Becker were married Oct. 5, 1940.
Raymond took a job at Hobart Corp., making $26 a week. He continued working there, in maintenance, until his retirement 40 years later in 1981.
They have one son, Dennis (Sharon) Becker; and a daughter, Darlene (Nick) Mott; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Raymond served as a Boy Scout leader and Florence as a Cub Scout den mother and Brownie leader.
Raymond and Florence helped build the Troy Church of the Brethren in 1950 and were active members for more than 60 years.
They also were faithful members of the Troy Senior Citizens Center where Ray served as vice president and president and Florence organized a stamp club for avid stamp collectors, and they served as Strawberry Festival chairmen for a few years.
The love of Raymond’s life was bowling and fishing. Florence enjoyed family genealogy research and stamp collecting.
Their children invite you to celebrate their parents occasion by attending an open house held in their honor from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at Randall Residence Assisted Living, 6400 S. County Road 25-A, Tipp City. The family asks that gifts be omitted.