Joseph F. Decker, age 89, of 1401 North 23rd Street, Escanaba, died Tuesday morning March 27, 2007 at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba following a brief illness.
Joseph was born May 8, 1917 in Manitowoc, WI the son of Antone and Ann (Krish) Decker.
Joe served his country in the US Army. He was stationed with the Tank Battalion 762 Army Division at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii. He worked as a clerk in the PX.
Joe spent his entire working career as a car salesman in the Powers and Escanaba area, beginning his career in 1937 with Peninsula Motors and later Bracket Chevrolet, forming Decker/Kirschner Auto Sales prior to the war. After his honorable discharge, Joe continued selling automobiles culminating in 1965 with the prestigious National