Tanna L. Becker, 64, of Savanna died Oct. 28, 2012, in CGH Medical Center, Sterling. Private family memorial services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mendota. Visitation will be 12:30- 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. She was born Jan. 18, 1948, in Wichita, Kan., to Don and Mary (Rowe) Brown . She married Craig Becker. She devoted her life to children. She worked in child care and education for more than 20 years. She was an avid bird watcher and loved nature. She was loved by her family and will be missed by all. She is survived by her husband; three sons, Matthew Becker of Dixon, Brian (Christine) Becker of Cherry Valley and John (Jen) Biggs of Rochelle; one daughter, Lori (Matthew) Goken of Dixon; four grandchildren, David and Melissa Goken, Isabella Biggs and Brock Anthony Becker; and one brother, Larry (Barb) Brown of Mason, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to support GI cancer surgery research at Northwestern University, payable to Northwestern University and mailed to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Attn: Courtney Weeks, 420 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60611.