Stroo Funeral Home, Inc. 
1095 68th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Phone:  (616) 455-9280 
Fax: (616) 455-2035
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Michael A. Vos - Owner / Manager
 
 Robert K. Stroo - Owner / President 

 

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Robert Greer "Bob" Decker
Visitation:  Wednesday January 22, from 5 - 8 pm and Thursday, January 23, from 10 - 11 am followed by the service at 11 am at Stroo Funeral Home
Service: 11 am Thursday, January 23 at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE

Cemetery:  Grandville Cemetery
Memorials: The Humane Society of W. MI, 3077 Wilson Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534 http://www.hswestmi.org/  or St. Jude Children's Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 https://www.stjude.org/, or the Veterans Home, 3000 Monroe Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 

 Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Robert Greer (Bob) Decker, 83, went to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, January 19, 2020. He was born in Grand Rapids to William and Mayme Decker. Bob loved all things outdoors, hunting, fishing, and camping. He was a great handy-man, if he couldn't fix or modify it, it probably wasn't meant to be. "Bob's Birdhouses" can be seen at many residences in the Alto-Lowell area. He made many friends through this hobby. He loved restoring old equipment such as tractors and making them like new again. Bob was proud to have served his country in the USMC, signing up after leaving South High. He will be greatly missed by many friends and family members, but most of all by his wife of 50 years, Mary; his children, Bob Decker, Craig (Laura) Decker, and Kelly Stickler (Richard Foster), seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren (the newest one born the day before Bob passed, but he got to see pictures and was delighted!), brothers-in-law, James (Nancy) Archer, and John Archer.  Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Donna, brother, Roger Decker, and his former wife and mother of his children, Marilyn, with whom he and Mary maintained a good friendship. The family will greet visitors on Wednesday, January 22, from 5 - 8 pm and Thursday, January 23, from 10 - 11 am at Stroo Funeral Home, where the funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be in Grandville Cemetery. If desired, memorials to the Humane Society of West Michigan, St. Jude Children's Hospital or the Veterans Home would be appreciated. 

 
STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 

Comments  

# Chad Kamhangsong 2020-01-22 07:18
My Deepest Condolences to Decker Family.
Sincere yours.
Chad Kamhangsong
# Sue Allerding 2020-01-21 14:05
Our family has so many memories with Bob, too many to list. We've know the family as far back as I can remember. Bob was just a "cool" guy, and will be sadly missed. Uplifting prayers for the beautiful family.
# Mike Running 2020-01-21 01:05
We will miss you Bob .
God Bless

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