Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
Oliver F. Decker, a resident of Wallowa County for the past 29 years, died at Wallowa Memorial Hospital on Sept. 1, 1982. He was 77.
Born Aug. 8, 1905, in Washington County. Kansas, he was the son of Charles and Emma Stewart Decker. He was a retired railroad worker.
He was a member of St. Katherine’s Catholic Church and of the Union Pacific RR Old Timers and the Brotherhood of Railroad Employees.
Survivors include his wife Erma I. Decker of their Enterprise home; sons Charles F. Ronald L., Roe S., Harry L., Monte L., and Terry L.; daughters Davise A. McFetridge and Vivian J. Curtiss; brothers Raymond, Paul, Lyle and John; sisters Fern Odgers and Frances Crocker; 27 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A son, Duane E., preceded him in death.
No funeral was held.
Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, September 9,1982
Contributed by Sue Wells
Transcribed by Dixie Ricker