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Cliffa June (Contratto) Becker

June 21, 1946 ~ October 29, 2018 (age 72)

Cliffa June Yeager Becker, 72, of Columbia passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018.

Private graveside services are planned.

June was born June 21, 1946, in Atlanta, Missouri to Americo and Jettie Bogeart Contratto and they preceded her in death.  On October 28, 1988 she married Robert Becker in Chicago and he preceded her in death on November 7, 1994.

She is survived by three children, Robin Elkthunder of Columbia, Randy Jackson of Chicago and Tim Murphy (Mary) of Auxvasse; two brothers, Kerry Contratto of St. Louis, Ricky Contratto (Cheryl) of Owensboro, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Travis, Justin and Tanner Murphy, Caden Preston Cliff Elkthunder, Isabella Rhythum Martin-Elkthunder; one great grandchild, Tristan Murphy and close friend, Mike Kilmer of Columbia.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Hickam and Rosie Majors.

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