Obituary for Gale C. Decker


Gale C. Decker

Gale C. Decker, 87 of Claypool, Indiana passed away at 1:15 am Monday, May 22, 2017 in Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw.

On March 20, 1930, she was born in Paducah, Kentucky to Bryce and Mabel Phillipson. She was united in marriage to Charles Decker on September 8, 1957 in Winona Lake, Indiana, who preceded her in death on November 24, 2002.

Living most of her life in Kosciusko County, Gale graduated from Warsaw High School, Class of 1948. She was a homemaker who enjoyed knitting and going on trips. She also was a member of the Lunch Bunch Group for many years.

She is survived by four sons, Eric Decker, Burket, Cedric Decker, New Paris, Tom Decker, Claypool , Dan Decker, Warsaw; her daughter, Karen Bland, Indianapolis; seventeen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Gale is preceded in death by two sisters.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, May 26, 2017 in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Pastor Denny Bollenbacher officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Claypool.

Visitation hours will be from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 pm Thursday, May 25, 2017 in the funeral chapel.



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