James and Patricia Becker of Platteville, recently celebrated their 25th anniversary. They were married May 6, 1994 in Las Vegas. Jim is retired from UW–Platteville food service and Heiser Hardware. Pat is a retired RN from Southwest Health Behavioral Services. Additionally, Jim served 24 years and Pat served 20 years with the Platteville EMS. Both have served as interim administrators for EMS, and Jim was awarded a lifetime EMS membership by the city for his services.
Jim’s family includes children: Teresa (Greg) Forseth, Jen Becker, Stephanni (Lyle) Boss, Jim (Shana) Becker, and Jerry Becker. Grandchildren are Taylor and Noah Hanssen; Jake, Tyler, Zach, Luke Brunton, Tana Kuhagan, Courtney and Kyle Kuzelka; Lynnae, Serenity and Pleasant Becker. Great-grandchildren are Lily Brunton and David Kuhagan.
Pat’s family includes children: Jennifer (John) Weber, Matthew (Andrea) Wirtz, Mark Wirtz, and Jill (Brad) Hofmann. Grandchildren are Jason, James and Jacob Weber: Nathan, Grant and Ian Digman and Phoebe Wirtz. Great-grandchildren are Hunter, Conner and Parker Weber; Kenley, Hudsyn and Berklee Weber; and Ryker Weber.