The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


June 26, 2013

Chris E. Decker

Chris E. Decker

June 27, 1957 - June 23, 2013

CAMANCHE — Chris E. Decker, 55, 131 Cedar Heights – Camanche, IA 52730 – formerly of Fulton, IL died Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center North in Clinton, IA.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home with Connie Beck, Chaplain of Mercy Medical Center in Clinton, IA, officiating.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home.

Interment will take place at Fulton Township Cemetery in Fulton, IL

Memorials have been established.

Chris was born on June 27, 1957 in Clinton, IA to Marvin & Betty (Speakman) Decker. Chris attended Clinton Community College in Clinton, IA and Hamilton Technical Institute in Davenport, IA where he received his Associates Degree.

He married Jolene Dunn on September 2, 2005 in Clinton, IA.

He was employed by the former Eagles Grocery Store, International Paper, Hy-Vee, then Wal-Mart, all in Clinton. Chris most recently was employed by G4S Wackenhut as a security guard for ADM in Clinton, IA.

Chris was a video gaming enthusiast, enjoyed reading books, listening to music, riding his motorcycle. He also enjoyed horseback riding and spending time with his dogs, Cooper & Prince. He was an avid Chicago Cubs & Green Bay Packers fan. Chris made it a point to call his father at least once a day and he also enjoyed brightening Jolene’s day by texting her when he wasn’t able to be with her.

He is survived by wife Jolene of Camanche, IA, one daughter Heather (Mike) Davis of Wood Dale, IL, one son Jason Decker of Morrison, IL, one granddaughter Demi Zigler, father Marvin Decker of Fulton, IL, mother-in-law and father-in-law Joseph & Janice Dunn of Goose Lake, IA, two sisters-in-law Belinda (Al) Sullivan of Preston, IA and Brenda Dunn of Goose Lake, IA and close friends Bill Ainsworth & Rob Keen.

Chris was preceded in death by his mother Betty Decker and aunt Lois Decker.

Death date: June 23, 2013

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