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Harold Ellis Becker, 91, of Harrison, MI, passed away on September 10, 2020. He was born in Carrollton Township, MI, son of the late Charles and Lillian (Owen) Becker. He was a resident of Harrison, MI and spent many winters in Safety Harbor, FL. He was a Korean War Army Veteran. Harold and his family owned and operated Becker’s Zephyr Service Center which was also known as Becker’s Boron in Harrison. He was a bus driver for Harrison Community Schools for 18 years and a Camp Ranger for Camp Deer Trails for 15 years. He was a Trustee for both the Harrison School Board and Frost Township, serving 8 years on the School Board and 36 years for the Township. He was a member of the Harrison Moose Lodge Post 1804 where he served as a 2 year Governor and a 2 year Junior Governor. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the American Legion Post 404 and the Long Lake Association, all in Harrison. He was also a Life Member of the Michigan Capital Girl Scouts and a member of the Teamsters Union in Saginaw, MI. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his tractor and playing cards with family and friends. He loved going to the Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant, MI, the Hard Rock Casino in Tampa, FL and playing the Lottery. Nothing was more important to him than his wife and two sons. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Duane (Barbara), Marilyn (Marvin) Eurick and Donald. He is survived by the love of his life, best friend and wife of 63 years, Kay, sons Harold (Margi) and Jerry (Shirley), grandchildren Annie (David), Dawn (Dennis) and Justin (Tamara), great grandchildren Miranda, Lexie, Chloe, Daniel and Xavier, brothers Charles (Roberta) and Tom, sister-in-law Joyce Buckholz and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will take place in the spring of 2021. Donations may be made in Harold’s name to the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Harrison, MI or Suncoast Hospice in Clearwater, FL.

 A Memorial Service will take place in the spring of 2021


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