Born: October 19, 1920
Death: July 28, 2012
October 19, 1920 - July 28, 2012
Louis E. Becicka, 91 of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Silver Pines Nursing Home. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday July 31 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids, located 2121 Bowling Street SW with Rev. Dr. W. Bramwell Harnish presiding. Visitation will be from 12-2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Czech National Cemetery.
Louis was born October 19, 1920 in Cedar Rapids, the son of Emil and Emma (Vishek) Becicka. He married Evelyn Andrews of Troy Mills, on October 10, 1952 in Cedar Rapids. Louis was an Engineer Assistant with Alliant Energy for over thirty-one years. He served in the United States Army during WWII in Belgium, France and Germany. He received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was a member of the American Legion. He liked to Roller Skate and Ice Skate in his younger years, fishing for catfish on the F Ave Dam, playing poker and playing the slot machines at Riverside.
Louis is survived by his wife Evelyn; grandchildren; Jessica and Katie Bohnhof of Coeur dí Alene, Idaho, Robert (Sasha) Becicka of Michigan, great-grandson Nathaniel Becicka and a nephew Jerry (Bonnie) Becicka of Swisher.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Douglas, a daughter LuAnn Bohnhof, a brother Joseph and a nephew David Becicka.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
The family would like to thank Silver Pines, Hospice Compassus and Dr. Mark Goedken
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.