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Larry A. Decker, 70

Larry Allen Decker, age 70, of Waverly, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020.

A Celebration of Life will take place at the American Legion in Mound at a later date.

In lieu of sending flowers, the family requests that people make donations in memory of Larry to Ridgeview Foundation - Cancer Care.

Larry was born Dec. 4, 1949, in Park Rapids, to parents Charles and Dorothy Decker.

He graduated from Mound-Westonka High School in 1967.

Larry served in the United States Army, 101st Airborne Division, from 1969 to 1971, where he was awarded a Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, and Combat Infantry Badge.

Larry married Marlys Tauer, the love of his life, in 1974, who survives him.

Larry is also survived by son Gene Decker of Shelter Cove, CA; son and daughter-in-law Leon and Jeannie Decker of Howard Lake; and daughter and son-in-law Shadow and Tony Arens of St. Michael; as well as his beloved grandchildren, Cameron, CJ, Ella and Rilynn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Dorothy Decker.

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