Darron Becker, 1956-2018

Published 1:00 am Friday, September 7, 2018

Darron Lee Becker, 62, of Albert Lea died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea.

Darron Becker

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Peter Funeral Home, 906 N. Washington Ave. in St. Peter. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and will resume at 10 a.m. Monday. Burial will take place at New Woodlawn Cemetery in Pipestone at a later date.

Darron was born Aug. 15, 1956, in Pipestone to Henry Becker and Joyce (Beatty) Sommers. He graduated from Pipestone High School in 1974.

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Darron married Diane Schneider in 1981 and together they raised three children in St. Peter; they divorced in 1991.

Darron relocated to Albert Lea in 2006. He was an Eagles club member and he volunteered his time selling meat packages for Toys for Tots. Darron enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and playing softball.

Darron is survived by his mother, Joyce Sommers; sons Jon (Laura) of St. Peter, Tom (Jasmine) of North Mankato and Mike of St. Peter; grandsons Matthew and James; sister, Gwen, of St. Paul; brother, Rick (Korine) Sommers, of Raymond; sister-in-law, Denise Fitch; and nieces and nephews Steven and Matthew Becker and Jennifer and Derick Sommers.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Eldon Sommers; and his brother, Steven “Butch.”