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RON J. DECKER, 73, of Morrison, IL, died Sunday, June 4, 2023 at his home.
A visitation will be held from 10:00AM to 1:00PM on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation. Interment will be at Rock Island National Cemetery – Rock Island, IL at a later date. A memorial has been established.
Ron was born October 24, 1949, in Morrison, to Alfred and Alice B. (Wilkens) Decker. He was educated in the Morrison High School and was a 1967 graduate of Morrison High School. He served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. Ron married the mother of his children Jean VanDusen, they later divorced. On March 20, 1992 he married Toni Dauphin in Sterling, IL. Ron was first employed by GE in Morrison, and then at Northwestern Steel and Wire in Sterling. Lastly, he worked at 3M in Cordova, IL, retiring in 2012. Ron enjoyed spending his time wood working and fishing. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, and also a classic car enthusiast, and would purchase and restore the cars and show them in classic car shows.
Survivors include his wife, Toni; one daughter, Carie (Billy) Ibrahim of Scottsdale, AZ; two sons, Ryan Decker and Jeremy Decker Both of Morrison; one step daughter, Cristy Dauphin of Eldridge, IA; two step sons, Andrew (Melissa) Dauphin of Savanna, IL and Timothy (Jamie) Dauphin of Morrison; eight grandchildren; Maya and Theron; Jett; Jacob and Maddie; Riley, Thomas, and Olivia; one sister, Sharon (Ken) Kokott of Sterling; five brothers, Keith (Susan) Decker of Dayton, FL, Roger (Marilyn) Decker of Pensacola, FL , Jeffrey (Connie) Decker of Fulton, IL, Joel (Brenda) Decker of Mt. Olive, IL and Robert (Jody) Decker of Orlando, FL.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents.
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