Barbara Jean Decker

MCCOOK, Neb. - Barbara Jean Decker age 66, May 12, 2020 at Hillcrest Nursing Home. Barbara was born on March 27, 1954 to parents, Loren Felix and Hazel Loraine (Doyle) Myers. She attended McCook Public Schools.


On June 19, 1971 she was united in marriage to Ronald Ray Decker at the First Baptist Church in McCook. The family made their home in several locations while Barbara’s husband served a 21-year career commitment in the Navy. They eventually made their home in Garden City. After the passing of her husband, Barbara moved to McCook to be closer to family. She enjoyed her volunteer work with the schools while living in Garden City. Barbara enjoyed quilting, playing board games, putting jigsaw puzzles together and her cats.


She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Decker of Garden City; sister, Pam Fraker of McCook, NE; brother, Doug Myers of McCook, NE; three grandchildren, Paulina, Sky, and Robert; one great-granddaughter, Bella June; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Decker; daughter, Robin Decker; parents, Loren and Hazel Myers; and grandson, Benjamin Decker.


Memorials may be given in her name to Hillcrest Nursing Home. In keeping with Barbara’s wishes she will be cremated. Graveside services will be Saturday, May 16, 2020, 11 a.m. at Riverview Cemetery, McCook, NE, with Mike Roth officiating. Please maintain social distancing at the service. Friends may send words of comfort to the family at www.herrmannfh.com