James Allen Dekker, 55, of Silvis, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at his residence of natural causes.
A memorial service will be held in the spring or summer. Please contact Judith Siebert for information at firstname.lastname@example.org. The family asks in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Make-a-Wish Foundation or charity of your choice.
Mr. Dekker was born on Nov. 25, 1957, the son of Raymond and Elva Ross Dekker. He grew up in Moline and graduated from Moline Senior High School in 1976, then attended Black Hawk College. He enjoyed photography, bicycling and computer programming.
Survivors to Mr. Dekker include his brother, John Dekker, Kankakee, Ill.; sister, Judith (Dekker) Siebert, Iowa City; two nieces; a nephew; and a great-niece. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two nephews.