Sharon J. Decker

Funeral Services were held  Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo for Sharon J. Decker, 71, Fargo, who passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 at Essentia Health, Fargo.

Posted 07/14/2017

Burial held at Riverside Cemetery, Fargo.

Sharon was born March 25, 1946 to Warren and Vivian Nickerson in Devils Lake. She grew up in Hannah, graduating from high school in 1964. She worked in Langdon for a few years before marrying Walter Decker on September 16, 1967 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Langdon. They made their home in Fargo where she graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Interstate Business College. She really enjoyed dancing when she got the chance. She also loved going fishing, knitting and spending time with her grandchildren. She never missed a game or practice for her children’s sporting events. She had a love for all animals and over the years she had many pets that included a few dogs, cats and a parakeet.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Walter, Fargo; children, Carol Jean (David) Janssen, Barnesville, Minn., Matthew (Michelle) Decker, Moorhead, Minn.; grandchildren, Maverick, Sidney, Bailey, Caleb, Bella and Jordan; siblings, Faye Guedesse, Gillette, Wyo., Clifford Nickerson, Hibbing, Minn. and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings; Albert Nickerson, Clarice Heine and Dolly Guedesse.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. Online guestbook at