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Obituary: Jerry A. Dekker

January 2, 1954 – October 5, 2023

Jerry A. Dekker, age 69 of Waunakee, WI, formerly of Holland, MI and Lansing, IL went home to his Lord and Savior on Thursday, October 5, 2023. Beloved husband of Dianne Dekker, nee Jansma. Loving father of Stacie (Alexey Mohr) Dekker and Amanda (Cameron) Friday. Devoted grandfather of Isabelle Friday and Anna Mohr. Dear brother of Cindy (Richard) Conybear and the late James Dekker. Devoted son of Aleda (nee Postma) Dekker and the late James Dekker.

Jerry retired as the President of Egemin Automation in Holland, MI. He was a diehard Bears and White Sox Fan and most of all he loved spending time and traveling with his family. He was loved and will be missed.

Private family services will be held.

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  1. Rest in peace my childhood friend! Play baseball up in heaven! See you soon! Wiffle ball was always fun!

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