Obit: Decker, Katherine R. (1961 - 2005)
Contact: Audrey Roedel
Surnames: DECKER KOLLIS ZIELKE
----Sources: Loyal TRG 24 August 2005
Decker, Katherine R. (16 OCT 1961 - 16 AUG 2005)
Katherine "Katie" R. Decker, 23, Loyal, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, from injuries in a car accident. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Lucille Tack Center, Spencer. Burial of cremains will take place at a later date.
Katherine R. Decker was born Oct. 16, 1981, in Daytona Beach, Fla., to Glenn and Ellen (nee Kollis) Decker. She was a graduate of Spencer High School. She attended Luther College and UW-Marshfield before joining the Air Force. She served in Iraq. After leaving the Air Force, she moved back to the area to live. She was very active in theater and music both in school and after graduation.
Survivors include her mother, Ellen Decker, Loyal; her father, Glenn Decker, Deland, Fla.; a sister, Sarah (David) Zielke, Sun Prairie; a niece, Olivia Zielke; and maternal grandmother, Ruth Kollis, Loyal.
Preceding her in death were her grandparents.
Maurina/Community Funeral Home, Spencer, assisted the family with arrangements.
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