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Lester G. Decker age 60, of Grandville, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Lacks Cancer Center, after a hard fought battle with Leukemia.

Lester was a graduate of Wayland High school. He was retired from Canteen Services, and was an avid accomplished fisherman, NASCAR, Tigers and Lions fan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George & Mae (Varnau) Decker; brothers and sister-in-laws, Jim & Sandy Decker, and Louis “Sonny” & Virginia Schuh Jr.; sister, Elizabeth “Betty” & Noel (Schuh) Maxson; He is survived and will be deeply missed by his sisters, Shirley & Marvin (Schuh) Bruursema, and GeorgAnn & Michael (Decker) Johnson; special friends, Laura Ansara and Shirley Ansara; along with many nieces and nephews who loved Uncle “Bink”; cousins and close friends. A special Thank You to Dr. L.Polavaram, very special nurses and staff at Lacks Cancer Center for his total care.

A committal service will take place at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9th at Dorr Cemetery, 1715 142nd. Ave., Dorr with a luncheon to follow at American Legion post 127, 4310 18th St., Dorr. 

Honoring his wishes, cremation will take place. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Lester’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit: 

Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids. 


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  1. Gary & John on August 5, 2017 at 9:45 am

    Georg…our condolences to you.

  2. Laura Ansara on August 5, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    Lester my love who am I going to have to remind me when the Wizard of Oz is on? I will love you till the day I die. May you rest in peace my sweet and may your memory be eternal. You touched so many and so many love you and will remember you fondly. Enough said now go find Matt and my brother and everyone who you love and all the dogs and go fishing.

  3. Lucy Lozano on August 6, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    I am so sorry to see that Lester had passed away. My condolences to you and your family.

  4. ron merrenr on August 6, 2017 at 8:26 pm

    Georganne, so sorry for your loss. thoughts and prayers to you and those you love. Ron and Cathy( Dutkiewicz ) Merren

  5. Rich and Elaine Forret on August 6, 2017 at 11:56 pm

    Mike and Georgann – so sorry to hear of Lester’s passing. We are so glad that you could be with him many times in the past few years. It is a blessing that he is no longer in pain. Take care..hugs.

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