George Charles Deckert

Born:May 7 1927 In:  Richland County, Wis
Died:Jan 31 2013 (at age 85)In:  at his home

Immediate family

Betty Jean Deckert. (born Miller)
His wife
<Private> Deckert.
His child
<Private> Fitzgibbons (born Deckert.)
His child
<Private> Deckert.
His child
Edgar P. Deckert
His father
Grace F. Deckert (born Buck)
His mother
Edith Pearl Brown (born Deckert)
His sister


DECKERT, George Charles 1927 05-07-1927

MS with Betty. Married Betty Jean Miller on March 10, 1951.

Son of Edgar P. & Grace F. (Buck) Deckert.

"Parents of George R., Nancy Ann & David H."

Death date pending.

George C. Deckert

(May 7, 1927 - January 31, 2013)



U.S. Veteran George C. Deckert, 85, of Blue River, died Thursday, January 31, 2013 at his home. He was born May 7, 1927 in Richland County the son of Edger P. and Grace F. (Buck) Deckert. George was drafted into the US Army and served from 1945-1947 in the 88th Division in Italy. George married Betty Jean Miller in Blue River. George farmed in Richwood Township, hauled milk, worked American Motors, and the Badger Army Ammunition Plant. He was a lifetime member of American Legion 443 in Blue River and VFW Post 10393 in Boscobel. George served as the Blue River American Legion Commander for 4 years. He was a member of the Backroad Express Riders and enjoyed deer hunting.



George is survived by three children: Rick (Jeanne) Deckert of Blue River, Nancy Fitzgibbons of Ferryville, David (Karen) Deckert of Blue River, 10 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, sister, Beulah (Walter) Sprecher of Sauk Prairie many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


George was preceded in death by his parents, Edger and Grace, wife Betty, and sister Edith Pearl Brown.




Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Five Points Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in the Five Points Cemetery where military graveside rites will be provided by the Blue River American Legion Post 443. Friends may call at the Godager Pratt Funeral Home in Muscoda on Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 4:00 until 8:00 and again at the Five Points Lutheran Church on Friday from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be directed to Grant County Hospice. The Godager Pratt Funeral Home of Muscoda is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at


DECKERT, George Charles            1927 2013 05-07-1927 01-31-2013
     US Army 88th Divison - World War II
     MS with Betty. Married Betty Jean Miller on March 10, 1951.

     Son of Edgar P. & Grace F. (Buck) Deckert.
     "Parents of George R., Nancy Ann & David H."

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