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Allan Y. Decker

Allan Y. Decker Allan Y. Decker, age 63, died May 23, 2018, at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

He was born August 21, 1954, in Junction City, Kansas, the son of Jess Earl and Donita Ann (Shandy) Decker.

Allan graduated from Junction City High School.

Allan worked construction and was a foreman for Coonrod and Associates for more than 30 years.

He was a member of the Carpenter’s Union # 918 and after moving to Olsburg in 2009 had served on the City Council.

Allan enjoyed taking care of his yard, working outside and around the house, splitting wood, riding his motorcycle and attending music concerts.

He was married to Brenda Matthews on August 21, 1976, and she preceded him in death on April 15, 2000. He was married to Jolene S. (Taylor) Crough on March 18, 2005, in Manhattan.

Survivors include his wife Jolene of Olsburg; three children: Shannon Decker and his wife Stephanie of Manhattan, Melanie Austin and her husband Steve of Manhattan, and Jessica Palmer and her husband Dylan of Marysville; and three grandchildren: Hannah and Hunter Austin and Rowan Palmer.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, May 31st, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home with Reverend Ben Duerfeldt officiating. Private family graveside services will be held in the McPherson Cemetery in McPherson, KS.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the KU Endowment for Stroke Research at KU Medical Center. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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