Madge Lee Decker, 93, passed away Saturday May 12, 2012 at the Good Samaritan Home in Evansville.

 

She was born Oct. 6, 1918 in Princeton to John and Edna (Finney) Bishop.

 

She owned and operated Franks Ladies Apparel on the Princeton Square for 18 years retiring in 1984. She graduated from Princeton High School in 1936 and had lived in Princeton her entire lifetime. 

 

She was a former member of the First United Methodist Church in Princeton. She enjoyed following her son and grandsons in all their sports activities through high school, legion and college. She followed her son Joe Donís accomplishments all the way thru the Cincinnati Reds baseball organization.

 

She is survived by her son, Dr. Donald Joe Decker of Vero Beach, Fla.; 3 grandchildren Kurt E., Chad E. and Quinn M. Decker, 8 great grandchildren one sister Lois Bishop of Princeton; brother, J.R. Bishop of Naperville, Ill. ; several nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Don Decker in 2001, and her daughter-in-law Merry Decker in 2008.

 

Funeral services will be held at the graveside in the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Mt. Olympus at 1 p.m. Thursday May 17, 2012 with Rev, Brian Cook officiating. Burial will follow services. There will be no visitation. Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton is handling the arrangements.