Pleasant Hill, IA formerly of Monticello, MN
Bernard James Decker
1934 — 2022
Bernard James Decker, the son of Charles Peter and Connie Regina (Dedrick) Decker, was born July 25, 1934, in Monticello, Minnesota. Following a year at St. Cloud College, Jim joined the United States Army and would serve until 1985. On April 16, 1963, Jim was united in marriage with Helen Louise Chew in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She would precede him in death on June 21, 2004. On December 20, 2008, Jim was united in marriage with Marilyn Keller. She would precede him in death on August 3, 2018. Following Jim's years in the service he would resettle in Newton, Iowa, where he became a Jailer for the Jasper County Sheriff's Department. He would continue there for twenty-four years. Jim...