Mary E. 'Betsy' Decker

Mary "Betsy" E. Decker, 66, of Columbus, OH, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009, at 2:30 p.m. at James Cancer Hospital on Columbus, OH.

Mrs. Decker had been employed as a print technician for the Ohio Department of Public Safety for 20 years. She was a 1961 graduate of Bluffton High School and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

She was born Jan. 14, 1943, in Wells County to Ivan and A. Elizabeth Bailey Decker.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy (Steve) Wise, of Gilbert, AZ, and Elizabeth (Homayoun) Honarmandian, of Lapel; a son, Richard Borne, Aurora, CO; three brothers, Edward (Christine) Decker, of Portland; Ivan (Barbara) Decker, of Fort Wayne; and Philip (Taya) Decker, of Huntington; four sisters, Myrl Jean Decker, of Florida; Jayne (Dale) Sullivan, of Logansport; and Joyce Decker and Carol Decker, both of Columbus, OH; and four grandchildren.

Calling is Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, from noon to 2 p.m., with a service following at 2 p.m., at Goodwin Memorial Chapel, Bluffton. Rev. Jean Spoor will officiate. Burial will be at St. Paul Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are gifts to helping Paws Pet Haven, P.O. Box 5261, Huntington, IN 46750.