Dennis Decker, 74

Dennis N. Decker, age 74, of Leonidas, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at his home.

Dennis was born on September 1, 1946 in Sturgis, a son to the late Glenn and Margaret (Snyder) Decker.

Dennis attended Colon High School. He would spend the rest of his life living in the Colon area.

On September 10, 1966 Dennis married Marsha Dougherty in Leonidas at the Leonidas Bible Church.

Dennis loved to farm and did so his entire life. When he was able to, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Dennis also had a love for international tractors and his trains. He was known to be especially competitive in Euchre. Dennis loved nothing more though than attending his grandkids sporting events and spending time with them.

Dennis is survived by his wife Marsha Decker of Leonidas, three children: Denise (Jason) Bingaman of Mendon, Brian (Amy) Decker of Leonidas, and Darcee (James) Thomas of Portage, grandchildren: Meggan, Hannah, Clay, Cole, Nate, Austin, Ben, Will, Emmet, Eathan, and Ean, two sisters: Judy (Tom) Fisher and Janet (Martin) Bordner, several nieces and nephews, and many decker cousins.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon, beginning at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Colon Food Bank, Colon Historical Society, or Three Rivers Hospice. Online condolences may be left at

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