Becker birthday

Friday, January 17, 2014
Elsie Becker

102nd birthday

The family of Elsie Becker is requesting a card shower in honor of her 102nd birthday. She was born Jan. 24, 1912, the sixth living child and second daughter of Carl and Doris (Fortkamp) Bartels, on her parents' home site on the Ough Divide in Dundy County south of Enders, Nebraska. She attended two years of high school in Enders but was unable to graduate as she stayed home to take care of her niece. In 2008, she received an honorary diploma from Enders School at an alumni banquet. She and her husband, Otto, farmed in Dundy and Chase counties in Nebraska, and they received the Conservation Award in 1960 for good stewardship of their land. Her family consists of daughters, Doris Craig, Evelyn Madison (Randy) and four grandchildren - Moncia Longhofer (Duane) Jeff Craig (Gina) Karla Williams (Jim) and Jason McAfee (Kelly); step-grandchildren, RaeLynn Johnson and Clayton Madison; great grandchildren, Emily Craig, Jillian Longhofer, Vaughan Williams, Brody, Nevaeh, Delaney McAfee, and stepgrandchildren, Kayli Galluzzi, Kaylin McAfee, Sonja, Morgan, Riley, Carter, Wlaker and Levi Johnson, Cienna, Caylee, and Caden Madison. Cards of congratulations will reach her at at P.O. Box 520, Wauneta, NE 69045-0520.