|Birth: ||Aug. 31, 1923|
|Death: ||Aug. 18, 2009|
Irene E. Decker, 85, of St. Charles, died, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, at the Golden Living Center -- Whitewater in St. Charles, Minn.
Irene was born on Aug. 31, 1923, in Elba Township to Alois and Matilda (Putzier) Mueller. On Jan. 23, 1944, Irene married John Decker at the Berea Moravian Church. Together they farmed on the Decker family farm in Elba Township before retiring to St. Charles. She sold Stanley products, Tri-Chem, and crafts that she made. Her hobbies included quilting, painting ceramics, crafting, going out to eat, and playing cards. She will be dearly missed.
Irene is survived by her two daughters, Janice (Everett) Woodward of Eyota, and Sharon (Richard) Beyer of Rollingstone; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Raymond (Marcella) Mueller of St. Charles, and Edward (Joann) Mueller of St. Charles; 5 sisters, Jeanette (Bernard) Wegman of Dover, Rita (George) Haag of Altura, Cecile (Walter) Schmit of Dover, Rose Struckman of Eyota, and Margaret Mundt of St. Charles; two brother-in-laws, Norman (Janet) Decker of Winona, and Stanley Decker of Kasson; sister-in-law Alice Mueller of St. Charles; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband John who passed away on Jan. 23, 2009; three brothers, Joe, Alvin, and Everett, sister Emily Knoll, and two sister-in-laws Mildred and Hazel Decker.
A memorial Mass for Irene will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Elba, Minn., with the Reverend James Callahan officiating. Burial will follow at Saratoga Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the church in Elba.
Aloysius J. Mueller (1890 - 1986)
Mathilda M Putzier Mueller (1899 - 1965)
John Raymond Decker (1921 - 2009)
Alvin Nicholas Mueller (1922 - 2007)*
Irene Elizabeth Mueller Decker (1923 - 2009)
Everett L Mueller (1926 - 1936)*
Joseph Mueller (1927 - 2003)*
Edward J. Mueller (1935 - 2016)*
Emily Jane Mueller Knoll (1939 - 2000)*
Created by: DaveVangsness
Record added: Aug 21, 2009
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