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Marvin E. Decker

August 25, 1921 October 23, 2020
Marvin E. Decker
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MARVIN E. DECKER, 99, of Resthave Home in Morrison, IL; formerly of Fulton, IL, died Friday, October 23, 2020 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, IL.

There will be a private funeral service at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, with Mr. Ken Renkes officiating. There will be no visitation; interment will be at Fulton Township Cemetery in Fulton. A memorial has been established by the family.

Marvin was born August 25, 1921, in Fulton, to Joseph and Mary (Borgman) Decker. He was educated in the Fulton grade schools and attended Fulton High School. He served in the U. S. Army during WWII with the Blue Devils 88th Infantry Division in Italy. On December 21, 1946 he married Betty R. Speakman in Clinton, IA. She died May 29, 2008. Marvin was a carman with the Chicago and North Western Railroad for 38 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of the former Trinity Reformed Church in Fulton. He was a member of the Fulton American Legion Post #402, and also a member of the Carman’s Union. Marvin enjoyed gardening, and was an avid Cubs Fan.

Survivors include a granddaughter, Heather M. Decker of Chicago, IL; a grandson, Jason M. (Rachel) Decker of Morrison, IL and five great grandchildren, Demi Decker, Elivia , Riley, Lexie and Mia Decker.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Betty; one son, Chris E. Decker and one sister, Lois Decker.

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