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Edward Albert Decker

Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 24 Nov 2008 (aged 86)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Cor 1A, Niche 323
Memorial ID 138131199 · View Source
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A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, in the hospitality room of River View Cemetery Funeral Home for Edward Albert Decker, who died Nov. 24 at age 86.

Edward Albert Decker was born Aug. 21, 1922, in Los Angeles and was raised in Pasadena. He moved to Portland in 1938. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Naval War College and served in the Navy for 20 years, including in the Pacific and as a test pilot. He retired in 1965 as a commander and then was a test engineer on the Apollo Project for North American Rockwell and later was a computer engineer. He returned to Lincoln City in 1998 and returned to Portland in 2007. In 1967, he married Mary Nisbet; she died in 2004.

Survivors include his daughters, Audrey Bauchinger and Anne Mary Decker; stepdaughter, Maria Duryea; son, Thomas E.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

[The Oregonian, 12 Dec 2008, pB05]

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