We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Gerald Decker

A funeral service will be held Sunday, May 25, 2014 for 76 year old Gerald Decker of Chester, IL who died Friday, May 23, 2014 at Memorial Hospital in Chester, IL.

Gerald was born June 20, 1937 in Chester, IL, the son of William and Sarah (Herschbach) Decker. He married Nancy Gray on December 14, 1980 in Chester, IL and she survives of Du Quoin, IL.

Also surviving is one daughter, Rebecca Rahlfs of Murphysboro, IL. One step-son, Brian Pfleger of Snellville, GA. One step-daughter, Lorene Hurt of Du Quoin, IL. One brother, Robert Decker of Chester, IL. Two grandchildren also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be after 1pm Sunday, May 25, 2014 at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL.

A funeral service for 76 year old Gerald Decker of Chester, IL will be held at 3pm Sunday, May 25, 2014 at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL with Rev. Peter Ill officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the Radio Fund of St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL.

The Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home of Chester, IL is in charge of the arrangements.