In Memory

Dennis Becker

Dennis Becker

 Dennis M. Becker, 51, Rayville, MO, passed away March 25, 1996 at North Kansas City Hospital. Memorial services were held in Heritage Funeral Home, Parkville. Cremation followed.

Mr. Becker, a lifelong resident of the K.C. area, graduated from NKC High School in 1962.  He earned a BA in psychology from UMKC in 1966, and a CMR in medical sales in 1994.  Dennis worked for several years for Sears, and later became a sales representative for several pharmaceutical companies.

Dennis was known for playing Santa in his sales territory for the last eight years, with the proceeds going to the Noyes Home, an orphanage in St. Joseph, MO.  Dennis and Jacqui have spent twenty years adopting and caring for strayed, unwanted, injured, sick and abused animals on their small acreage near Rayville.  To help continue this effort, in lieu of flowers, please send donations to Wild Rose Ranch Animal Rescue, c/o Commerce Bank of Kansas City, Excelsior Springs, MO.

Mr. Becker is survived by his wife, Jacqui, of the home; daughter, Lara Baley; and grand-daughter, Melissa Renee Baley, Liberty, MO; and mother, Vivian Marchio, Lenexa KS.