Brian L. Decker, 47 - June 12, 2013

Brian L. Decker, 47, of Minonk, passed away at 9:45 am on Wednesday June 12, 2013 at his residence in Minonk.
He was born on April 8, 1966 in Pontiac, IL to Richard L. and Mildred Marshall Decker. He married Deanna Cremer on November 19, 1994 in Minonk. She survives.

Also surviving are his children, Jacob and Chloe Decker at home; his father, Richard (Shirley) Decker of Minonk; three sisters, Kathy (Paul) Betteridge of Washington, IL; Vickie (Tony) Halitsky of Tempe, AZ; Joette (Brad) Cole of Hudson; one brother, Jay (Kim) Sullivan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred Decker and his father-in-law, Dennis Cremer.

Brian farmed in the Minonk area with his father. He leaves behind many caring friends that truly loved Brian.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday June 17, 2013 at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk. Cremation rites will be accorded and burial of ashes will be in the Minonk Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Minonk Ambulance Squad. Online condolences may be sent to the family at