In Memory

Michael Lawrence Becherer - Class Of 1974

Michael Lawrence Becherer

Michael L. Becherer

Funeral service for Michael Lawrence Becherer was March 27, 2015 at James & Gahr Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Pastor Nick Smith officiating.  Interment was in the North Lawn Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Tim Barton, Christopher Barton, Brandon Barton, Donald Becherer, Stanley Skaggs and Donnie Boxx.

Mr. Becherer was born July 6, 1955 in Riverside, Calif., to Lawrence and Ruby B. (Parks) Becherer. He was the father of two children. Mr. Becherer died March 24, 2015 in Springfield at the age of 59 years.

Survivors include his children, Christina Barton, Springfield; son-in-law, Tim Barton; and Christina's special friend, James Vaughan, Springfield; and Dewayne Becherer and special friend, Rachel Walka, Salem; sisters, Linda Skaggs and husband, Stanley, Salem; Sherry Steiv, St. Louis; grandchildren, Christopher, Brooke and Brandon Barton; Lilly Smith and Aiden Hutchenson; mother to his children, Nancy Cummings; and a host of nieces; nephews; extended family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and grandparents, Frank and Sue Parks; and Lee Sr. and Mildred Becherer.