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Edward Leroy Decker
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1901
Bradley
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1972
Eugene
Lane County
Oregon, USA

Edward Decker was the eighth child of William Rhinehart Decker and wife Emma Claymon. He married Lila Ione Strong on June 29, 1935 in Roseburg, Oregon. They had three children: Donna Dee; Deanna; Larry Edward.
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Funeral services for a former Cottage Grove resident, Edward LeRoy Decker, were held Friday morning at Mills Mortuary with Cottage Grove Lodge No. 51 AF & AM taking part. Mr. Decker died in Eugene Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the age of 71. He was born March 30, 1901 at Kanakee, ILL and was married on June 14, 1935 in Roseburg to Lila I. Strong, who survives him.

Mr. Decker lived in the Cottage Grove area for several years and was a life member of Cottage Grove Lodge No. 51 AF & AM.

Besides his wife he is survived by a son and two daughters, Larry Decker in Minnesota, Donna Cowdin in Arizona and Deanna Cartmill of Florence; seven grandchildren; three sisters, Martha Carr of Los Angeles, Calif., Margaret Tiffany and Grace Callihan both of Spokane, Wash. and several other relatives.

Vault interment was in Fir Grove Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Rhinehart Decker (1865 - 1953)
  Emma Claymon Decker (1868 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Lila Ione Strong Decker (1917 - 2002)
 
 Children:
  Donna Dee Decker Cowdin (1936 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rinehart William Decker (1887 - 1967)*
  Jennie Anna Decker Peters (1888 - 1970)*
  Anna Marie Decker Jones (1890 - 1952)*
  Martha Caroline Decker Carr (1892 - 1980)*
  Grace Evelyn Decker Callihan (1894 - 1974)*
  Margaret Edna Decker Tiffany (1896 - 1987)*
  Edward Leroy Decker (1901 - 1972)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fir Grove Cemetery
Cottage Grove
Lane County
Oregon, USA
Plot: IOOF Section north slope row L space 47
 
Created by: Michelle Shreve
Record added: May 06, 2008
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Edward Leroy Decker
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Edward Leroy Decker
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Edward Leroy Decker
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 Added: Oct. 15, 2010
 
 
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