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Ruth Decker

March 18, 1929 - December 8, 2020

Burial Date December 12, 2020

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Bluffton, Ohio

Ruth “Alice” Decker, age 91, was called into the presence of the Lord at 4:15 pm Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at the Mennonite Memorial Home

Alice was born March 18, 1929 in Hardin County, OH, to the late W. Leslie and Hazel G. (Weber) Smith. On September 23, 1947 she married Junior I. Decker who preceded her in death on May 6, 2003.

Alice was a 1947 graduate of Mt. Cory High School. She retired as a dietician for the Indian Lake Manor Nursing Home. Alice loved the Lord and attended the Open Door Baptist Church. She was a devoted homemaker and especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by five children, Pam Longlott of Lima, Sherry Amstutz of Lima, Lori (Dan) Diller of Bluffton, Les Decker of Mount Pleasant, IA, and Ken (Susan) Decker of Columbus; nineteen grandchildren, thirty-one great grandchildren; eleven great-great grandchildren; sister, Clarabell Krofft of Findlay; and two special nephews, Stephen Smith of Lima, and Roy Craig of Dola.

In addition to her parents and husband she is preceded in death by a son-in-law, Jim Longlott; daughter-in-law, Cindy Decker; three brothers, Clarence Smith, Norman Smith, Charles Smith, and three sisters, Marie Bowman, Annabell Reese, and Dorothy Fleming.

Funeral services will begin at 2:30 pm Saturday, December 12, 2020, at CHILES – LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL. Pastor William Turner. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Jumbo, Ohio.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 – 2:30 pm Saturday, December 12, prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm Street, Bluffton, Ohio 45817.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.



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