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ALICE B. DECKER-HOUZENGA, 89, of Morrison, IL, died Friday, November 17, 2017, at Resthave Home in Morrison.

The funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at Ebenezer Reformed Church with Mr. Ken Renkes officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 P.M. Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison.

Alice was born May 11, 1928, in Fulton, IL, to John C. and Minnie (Eissens) Wilkens. She attended Spring Valley School. Alice married Alfred Decker on June 5, 1946 in Fulton, IL. He died January 1, 1993. She later married Clifford Houzenga on September 5, 1998, in Morrison, IL. He died March 15, 2010. Alice was employed at General Electric in Morrison. She was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison and a member of the Recycled Teenagers Bowling Team. A memorial has been established to Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharon (Ken) Kokott of Sterling, IL; six sons, Keith (Susan) Decker of Daytona, FL; Ronald (Toni) Decker of Morrison, IL; Roger (Marilyn) Decker of Morrison, IL; Jeffrey (Connie) Decker of Fulton, IL; Joel (Brenda) Decker of Mt. Olive, IL; Robert (Jody Sanders) Decker of Orlando, FL; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Eunice J. Miller of Dixon, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Alfred Decker; her second husband, Clifford Houzenga; two sisters, Inez Valk and Rena VanderEide; two brothers, Cornelius and Jay Wilkens.

To send online condolences go to www.bosmarenkes.com
Published on November 19, 2017
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