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DECKER Elmer John Walter

DECKER Elmer John Walter

Male 1930 - 2016  (85 years)

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  • Name DECKER Elmer John Walter  [1
    Born 26 Nov 1930  , Pilot Knob Twp., Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth Certificate of DECKER, Elmer John Walter
    Birth Certificate of DECKER, Elmer John Walter
    Gender Male 
    Obituary May 2016 
    • Mr. Elmer W. Decker of Nashville, IL departed this life at St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Charles, MO on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 12:34 PM. He had attained the age of 85 years, 5 months and 22 days.

      Mr. Decker was born on November 26, 1930 at Pilot Knob Township, Washington County, IL, the son of Walter and Ann (Kult) Decker. He was united in marriage to Jo Ann Carroll in Nashville, IL and she preceded him in death on August 3, 2011.

      Elmer was a member of the United States Army. He was a lifelong farmer and worked at F/S in Nashville, IL for 37 years, until his retirement. He was a member of the American Legion Post 110 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, both of Nashville, IL. Elmer loved fishing, hunting and his true passion, farming.

      He is survived by his son Larry Decker and wife Cassandra of Nashville, IL; his daughter, Carolyn Walton and husband Johnnie of Nashville, IL; his two brothers, Lloyd Decker and Leroy Decker and wife Marty; four sisters, Evelyn Piotrowski, Bernice Norton and husband Bob, Ione Williams and husband Terry and Irma Maxwell; four grandchildren, Kortni and Erick Walton, Amanda Heck and Lucas Hake and special friend Abbie; one great grandchild, Redick Hake; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Jo Ann Decker; his son, Doug Decker; his two brothers, Floyd and Ervin Decker; and his sister, Darla Decker.

      Funeral services will be held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 10 AM with Rev. Bill Bunnage officiating and with interment to follow in the Masonic Cemetery in Nashville, IL.

      Military graveside rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post 110.

      Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Monday from 5 PM until 8 PM and on Tuesday from 7:30 AM until the service hour.

      Should friends desire memorials may be made to the Masonic Cemetery or the American Lung Association and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.
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    Buried May 2016  Masonic Cemetery, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 May 2016  , St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4285  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Kult Branch
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2016 

    Father DECKER Walter,   b. 13 Aug 1902, , Pilot Knob Twp., Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1976  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother KULT Ann,   b. 9 Nov 1909, , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 2002  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1926  [3
    Family ID F1389  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family CARROLL JoAnn,   b. 11 Nov 1938, , , Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 2011, , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 23 Jul 1955  , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. DECKER Larry
     2. DECKER Douglas
     3. DECKER Carolyn
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F1845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Nov 1930 - , Pilot Knob Twp., Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jul 1955 - , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - May 2016 - Masonic Cemetery, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 May 2016 - , St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S657] Historical Society of Washington County (Ill.). Compiler. Washington County, Illinois 1979 History, (Nashville, Illinois: Historical Society of Washington County, 1980), Book: Washington County, Illinois 1979 History., p 443,. "August Schultz, Sr.", submitted by Evelyn Piotrowski.

    2. [S968] Illinois. Washington County. Record of Births to County Clerk, vol 9. County Clerk's Office, Nashville, Birth: DECKER, Elmer John Walter.

    3. [S657] Historical Society of Washington County (Ill.). Compiler. Washington County, Illinois 1979 History, (Nashville, Illinois: Historical Society of Washington County, 1980), Book: Washington County, Illinois 1979 History., p 443, "August Schultz, Sr.," submitted by Evelyn Piotrowski.