Obituary of Dewey Decker
- August 25, 1982
Bay Presss Gazette, August 25, 1982.
E Decker...died early this morning in a
local hospital. He
was born Apr.22 1989
the late Henry and Lydia Decker. He
a graduate of West High School
in 1916. He
enlisted in the US Navy in November, 1917
and served on the US
transport ship USS Santa Barbara and made 4 round trips to France. E married Agnes Matzke on
Oct 7, 1919,...Mr
Decker was employed by the Chicago and North Western Railroad for 42
switchman for 34 years and yardmaster for 8 years.
He retired in 1961 and conducted a
reupholstry business at home for 21 years.
Mr. Decker served for 8 years on the Green Bay City
Council and the last
two years as vice mayor. Survivors
include his wife, Agnes, three sons, Dewey Decker,
Ellison C Decker, Melvin J. Decker, one
sister, Mrs. Harry (Laona) Wood..Funeral ...at Annunciation Church...Entombment
at Allouez Chapel Mausoleum.
Submitted by Pat Matzke