Drew James Becker, 2

Published 7:01 am Sunday, January 22, 2017

Drew James Becker, 2, of Austin, Minnesota, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester, Saint Marys Campus.



He was born April 1, 2014, in Austin, the son of Joshua J. and Heidi J. (Grove) Becker. Drew was a people person and loved to be with his sister and his family. He enjoyed adventure, tractors, rockets and riding on the family “gator.” He was a member of the Faith Church family in Austin.

Survivors include his parents, Josh and Heidi Becker of Austin; his sister, Molly Becker of Austin; paternal grandparents, Brad and Deb Becker of Emmetsburg, Iowa; maternal grandparents, Jim and Deb Grove of Ames, Iowa; maternal great-grandmother, Marj Grove of Gladbrook, Iowa; paternal great-grandparents, Norm and Jan Cretsinger of Coon Rapids, Iowa; paternal great-great grandmother, LaVon Smouse of Coon Rapids, Iowa; aunts and uncle, April Grove, Brian Grove and Jennifer (George) Landsberger; and many other relatives and friends. Drew was preceded in death by his paternal great-grandparents, Robert and Phyllis Becker; his maternal great-grandfather, Russell Grove; and maternal great-grandparents, Elvertus and Phyllis Ploen.

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Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at Faith Church in Austin, with Pastor Mike Sager officiating. Visitation will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Faith Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be directed to the family or the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.