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Nelda Dekker

June 11, 2022

Obituary

Nelda Dekker, age 97, went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 11, 2022.
"We are confident, yes, well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord." 2 Corinthians 5:8.
Nelda was born in 1925 to Mr. & Mrs. Edward Koppert, in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. She was the 4th of 5 children. On November 29, 1952, Nelda married Earl Dekker. Together they had 2 sons, Jeff and Greg. In 1970, Nelda and her family moved to Yakima, WA.
Nelda enjoyed traveling and took several cruises. Nelda spent much of her life teaching children in Child Evangelism Fellowship, Junior Church, Sunday School and AWANA. She enjoyed entertaining bible study groups in her home. Nelda was a member of Grace Brethren Church in Ohio and Yakima from 1940-1998. She later attended the Ahtanum Pioneer Church. In her later years, Nelda would host and serve lunch once a month to C.E.F. staff and prayer group.
Nelda is survived by her sons, Jeff (wife Angela) of Selah WA, Greg (wife Cassie) of Sandpoint, ID, 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, her sister Colleen Colby of NY, and many nieces and nephews.

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