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Wayne "Swede" Decker

October 23, 1932 — April 24, 2011

Wayne "Swede" Decker, 78 died April 24, 2011 at the Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney, Iowa. He was born October 23, 1932 to Willard A. and Georgina E. Owens Decker near Sigourney. He attended Sigourney Schools. He served in the United States Army. On February 10, 1957 he married Donna Jean Bruns in Sigourney. He was employed by F. A. Moser and later Iowa Culvert Builders, where he retired as construction superintendent. He was a member of the V.F.W. and the First Presbyterian Church in Sigourney
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Doug, three brothers Harold "Bill" Decker, LeRoy Decker, and James Decker.
He is survived by his wife Donna, two daughters Lori (Darrell) Alderson of Sigourney, Amy (Ross) Hemsley of Sigourney, 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, a brother Willard Decker Jr. of Hayesville, sister Darlene Thomas of Oskaloosa.

Funeral Service: Thursday at 10:30 a.m. First Presbyterian Church Sigourney
Visitation: Wednesday 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Burial: East Cemetery, Sigourney

A memorial fund has been established.

Arrangements by Holm Funeral Home, Sigourney

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