Mar 2, 2016
Beverly Florence Decker, age 85 of Waverly, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 peacefully at her home. She was born on January 15, 1931 in Bay City, Michigan to Waverly and Florence (Bakeberg) Snyder. She grew up in Howard Lake.
Bev was united in marriage to Wilfred Decker, Sr. on May 25, 1949. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. Bev loved children. Bev was a God-loving woman and a faithful member of the Church of St. Mary in Waverly. She was very witty and her piece of advice for everyone was “keep your humor”.
Bev was preceded in death by her parents, husband Wilfred, children Beverly Jean and Timothy Ronald, grandson Thomas Wilfred Fiecke, sister and brother-in-law Betty Lou and Henry Benjamin Bergquist, and brother Kenneth Snyder.
Bev is survived by her children Steve (Susie) Decker, Warren Decker, Wilfred (Myra) Decker, Dave (Jackie) Decker, Rick Decker, Randy Decker (Melissa), Donny Decker, Donna Decker (Brent), Julie Decker (fiancé Jeff), and Keith “Peewee” (Kristy) Decker; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and sister-in-law Betty Snyder.
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 10:30 am at Church of St. Mary in Waverly. Visitation was from 4-8 pm Wednesday and continued 9-10:15 am Thursday prior to Mass all in the gathering space of St. Mary’s Parish Center. Interment will be in the church cemetery.