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Obituaries

Donald Decker

BUDA — Donald A. Decker, 54, of Buda died at 3:55 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at Aperion Care in Princeton.

He was born Oct. 11, 1965, in Kewanee, the son of Francis Alvin and Ruth (Jackson) Decker.

He attended Western High School in Buda. He worked as a truck driver, farmer and railroad mechanic throughout his life.

He loved fishing and hunting. Don enjoyed his work and was easy going.

Surviving are a son, Dustin (Autumn Erwin) Decker of Bureau Junction; a granddaughter, Aliyah Decker; a brother, Robert (Sandra) Decker of Buda; a sister, Lee Anne (Kevin) Reed of Galesburg; a stepfather, Marvin Buckman of Buda; three nieces, Vannessa Sturm, Ashleigh Decker and Blair (Zeph) Thompson; one nephew, Zachary (Ashlee) Decker; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis Alvin Decker and Ruth Decker Buckman.

Cremation rites will be accorded and a service will be held at Hopeland Cemetery in Buda at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to his family.

The Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.grant-johnsonfh.com.

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