Patricia Decker

Patricia Decker, 73, Bismarck, passed away May 17, 2022, at Missouri Slope, Bismarck.

As per Patricia’s wishes, her body was donated to the University of North Dakota Medical School and there will not be a memorial service or viewing held.

Patricia Pearl (Gawryluk) Decker was born November 6, 1948, in Stark County to Matthew and Annie (Gauthier) Gawryluk. She was raised and schooled in Belfield until she married Albert Decker in 1964. To this union, two boys and two girls were born. They lived in the area of North Dakota for 16 years until Albert and Patricia were divorced.

Patricia loved gardening, baking, cooking, dancing, and church. She was a devoted servant of the Lord.  

Patricia is survived by her children, Clement, Killdeer, ND, Rick (Debbie), Denver CO, Shelly, Bismarck, ND, and Cindi, Dickinson, ND; her seven grandchildren, Michael, Kelly, Alyssa, Zane, Emily, Ella, and Samantha; her two sisters, Irene, Dickinson, ND, and Margaret, Garrison, ND; as well as numerous extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister Carol, and her two brothers, Roger and Harold.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.


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