William Dale “Bill” Decker

William Dale “Bill” Decker

Birth
Farmersburg, Clayton County, Iowa, USA
Death 26 Mar 2007 (aged 76)
Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 39390887 · View Source
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William "Bill" D. Decker, age 76, of Prairie du Chien, died Mon., March 26, 2007, at the Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.

He was born Aug. 27, 1930, in Farmersburg, IA, at home. He attended country school near Monona, IA, and later entered the Army in November of 1948. He served until May of 1952 after spending two years in Korea where he earned several medals. Bill drove his 18 wheeler for 52 years until he retired. After retirement he worked as a security guard for the Town and Country Jamboree. Bill enjoyed horseback riding and trail riding with his brother in law, Walt Horsfall.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years; their children; his sister, Delpha (Andy) Moser; 16 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sons, Billy, Dennis and an infant son; two sisters, Marilyn Seckel and Jessie Troester.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 30, 2007, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Rev. Paul Graham officiating, with burial in the Evergreen Cemetery, both in Prairie du Chien. Military Rites will be accorded by the Prairie du Chien Honor Guard.


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  • Created by: El Memorializer
  • Added: 12 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39390887
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Dale “Bill” Decker (27 Aug 1930–26 Mar 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39390887, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by El Memorializer (contributor 47029561) .