Allan J. Becker

Allan J. Becker, 65, Altoona, died Friday at his residence.

Allan was born in Altoona, son of the late Charles and Geraldine (Rupert) Becker. He married Linda (Rhodes) on July 29, 1967.

Allan is survived by his wife; a daughter, Holly E. Terek (Jacob) of Altoona; a grandson, Hayden Terek; a brother, Raymond Becker and wife, Jean, in Florida; and a niece, Ashley.

He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Allan Becker, in 1992.

Allan was a 1965 graduate of Altoona High School and received an associate degree from Gateway Technical Institute.

He served in the Pennsylvania National Guard as a sergeant first class.

He retired from PennDOT as a highway designer.

Allan attended First Church of Christ.

Allan loved traveling, playing games on the computer and especially spending time with his grandson, Hayden, and granddogs: Moose and Mickey. Above all, Allan was a devoted husband, father and grandfather, who had always been there for his family and friends.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, PA 16602. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Stevens Memorial Chapel by Pastor John Collins. Interment will be at Logan Valley Cemetery.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to: Home Nursing Agency Hospice, P.O. Box 352, Altoona, PA 16603-9928; or First Church of Christ, 113 Good Shepherd Road, Altoona, PA 16601.