Helen Anna <I>Teeter</I> Decker

Helen Anna Teeter Decker

Birth
Coleman, Midland County, Michigan, USA
Death 17 Nov 1981 (aged 79)
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Burial Chesaning, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA
Plot West G 137
Memorial ID 35615547 · View Source
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Lansing State Journal,
Obituary: Helen Anna (Teeter) Decker
1981 , Lansing, Ingham Co., Michigan
Decker, Helen A. 3521 Wildwood Ave.

Mrs. Decker, age 79, passed away Nov. 17, 1981. She was born in Coleman, Michigan and has lived in Lansing since 1932 coming from Chesaning. She was a very active member of the Pennway Church of God, member of the A.A.R.P. and a volunteer for CROP. Mrs. Decker was preceded in death by her husband, Josiah T. (Joe) and 2 sons, Wayne and Leon. Surviving are 7 children, Mrs. Charles (Lucille) Everett of Mason, Mrs. Edwin (Leona) Person of East Lansing, Leslie E. Decker of Williamston, Floyd R. Decker of Mason, Mrs. Luther (Iris) Bilbrey of Anderson, Indiana, Mrs. Frederick (Grace) Stoolmaker of Crystal, MI; Ronald J. Decker of Lansing; 20 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Sarah Harshman of Lansing and many, many nieces and nephews. Religious services will be conducted by Rev. Sherrill D. Hayes, Rev. Earl L. VanSipe and Rev. Randall Bargerstock at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Pennway Church of God, 1101 E. Cavanaugh Rd., with interment services at the Wildwood Cemetery, Chesaning, a 4 p.m. Pallbearers will be Leon Everett, Lester Hewitt, Lee Decker, David Decker, Wayne Bilbrey, Alan Stoolmaker, Rick Miller and Donald Beam. Mrs. Decker will be at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel until 11:30 p.m. Fri. when she will be taken to the Church to lie in state from 12:30 p.m. until service time.


Married, 09 Sep 1925, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, Josiah Turner Decker

Helen was the third daughter of John Mortimer Teeter (1851-1920) and Helen Anna [May] (1862-1922). She married Josiah Turner Decker 9 September 1925. They had the following children:

Wayne Josiah Decker (1926-1926),
Iris M (1927-)
Leon Ellsworth Decker (1930-1938)
Grace E. (1932-)
Ron J. Decker (1936-)


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  • Maintained by: Linda ~ In Loving Memory Of My Son ~ Harold
  • Originally Created by: Shawna
  • Added: 7 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35615547
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Anna Teeter Decker (4 Jun 1902–17 Nov 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35615547, citing Wildwood Cemetery, Chesaning, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Linda ~ In Loving Memory Of My Son ~ Harold (contributor 46931690) .