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Donald C. Decker Sr.


December 11, 2018

KIMBALL, Wis. - Donald C. Decker Sr., 77, of Kimball, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at his home.

He was born on March 13, 1941, in Chicago, but raised in Kenosha.

Donald worked for the Kenosha Unified School District for 30 years and retired at the age of 57.

He moved to Kimball 13 years ago and proudly served as the supervisor for the last two years.

Donald is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Carol; two stepchildren, Milt LaForte and Harper Gallagher; two children, Donald C. Decker Jr. (Julie) and Kathy Jechorek; two grandchildren, Jocelyn Pierce (Brennen) and new great-granddaughter, Amelia, and Austin Decker; four sisters, Joan Klots, Cora Decker, Debbie Decker and Helen Norman (Bill); a brother, Gene Decker (Kathy); and three other grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

At Donald's request, cremation will take place and no funeral service will be held.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jerald Rocco, owner and manager of Lakeside Memorial Chapel Inc., in Wakefield, Mich. Condolences may be expressed online at


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