Robert “Star” Decker, 69, Mayville, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at his home.
Bob was born Jan. 19, 1949, in Beaver Dam, the son of LeRoy and Norma Vande Zande Decker. Bob grew up in Fox Lake and graduated from Waupun High School. On Oct. 21, 1972, he married Rene Williams in Fox Lake. They resided in Fox Lake until 1986 and then moved to Mayville. Bob retired from Tab Products in Mayville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served two tours of duty in Vietnam as a medic. He attended First Christian Reformed Church in Waupun. Bob was an avid sportsman and enjoyed a variety of activities.
Bob is survived by three children, Derek (Danyelle) Decker of Appleton, Daniel (Sara) Decker of Mayville, and Darcey (Mike) Anderson of LeRoy; nine grandchildren, Briana, Brady, Brooklyn, Paxton, Sullivan, Crosby, Addison, Jackson, and Hudson; three brothers, Terry (Kathy) Decker of Waupun, Mike (Marcia) Decker of Beaver Dam, and Vince (Ellen) Decker of Waupun; a sister, Gale (Oscar) Hartwig of Horicon; nieces and nephews; and his special longtime friend of 27 years, Debbie Mulder of Mayville.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral service will be held Friday, June 15, at noon at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Al Venhuizen officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Memorial Park in Fox Lake where military honors will be performed. Friends and relatives may call on the family on Friday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun is serving the family. Visit wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for more information and to send online condolences.