Terence L. “Terry” Becker age 65 of Wynot, Nebraska died on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church in Wynot, Nebraska with the Rev. Jim Keiter officiating. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wynot. Visitation will be on Wednesday, at church, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Thursday one hour prior to services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington, NE.
Pallbearers will be Charles Svendgard, Bart Wuebben, Andy Wuebben, Tom Kolbeck, Darin Kolbeck, and Dennis Promes.
Terence Lee was born on December 12, 1955 in Yankton, SD to Lawrence V. “Dewey” and Delores Marie (Wuebben) Becker. He grew up in Wynot and graduated from Wynot High School in 1974. He then attended Northeast Technical Community College in Norfolk, NE and received a degree in business. After college he began working for John Deere at Gerry Miller Implement in Hartington. He worked in the parts department for ten years and then he purchased his father’s business – Dewey’s Oil in Wynot. Terry eventually worked for Dennis Promes at Wynot Oil. He also worked for Butch’s Propane at the same time. Terry retired from Butch’s Propane just a few years ago.
Terry was a member of Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church and its parish council. He was a past member of the Wynot Board and former mayor, also a member of the Wynot Volunteer Fire Department. Terry always enjoyed golfing when he could.
Terry is survived by his wife Jeannette of Wynot; son Charles Svendgard of Viola, Idaho; five siblings Carla Becker of Lincoln, Stan (Brock) Becker of Blaine, WA, Renee (Karl) Cole of Denison, TX, Janet Becker of Lincoln, NE, Donna Becker of Lincoln, NE; mother-in-law Donna Chappelear of Fremont, NE.
Terry was preceded in death by his parents Dewey and Delores Becker; father-in-law Charles Chappelear.