Obituaries » Edwin Dec
December 16, 1934 - February 21, 2018
In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and a memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018, beginning at 1:00 PM at the Cooper Township Hall.
Age 83, passed away at Rose Arbor on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. He was born in Covert, MI on December 16, 1934, the son of the late Julius and Mary (Gorka) Dec. Ed was a hard worker who enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He worked for the Eliason Corporation for over 45 years. He enjoyed his cars and going to antique car shows as well as playing cards with friends. Ed and Helen enjoyed going to Dixieland Jazz festivals with family and friends. His friendly smile will be missed by all who loved him. On June 9, 1979, he married his wife, Helen, who survives. Also surviving are five children, Theodore (Sharie) Dec, Samuel Dec, Timothy (Cherie) Dec, Jonathan (Renee) Dec, Juli (Duane) Hagan; two step-children, Jeffery (Wendy) Conklin and Kimberly (Robert) Crose; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and his loving dog, “Teddy.” He was preceded in passing by four siblings, John, Helen, Frank and Stella.