Deckert, Olga H.
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Olga H. Deckert, 85, Oconto Falls, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday evening, June 29, 2014. She was born October 27, 1928 in Oconto Falls to Gustave and Louise (Reinsch) Milchner. Olga grew up in Oconto Falls where she was baptized, confirmed, married and a lifelong member at Grace Lutheran Church.
On December 29, 1945 she married Christian Deckert in Oconto Falls and for the next 68 years, they remained in love and devoted to each other while giving constant thanks and praise to God Almighty. Many people may not have known Olga was an artist who took orders from around the world and has her paintings placed in Italy, England, the Hawaiian Islands as well as numerous other places in the continental United States. The couple spent their winters together in Port Charlotte, FL for 23 years. Olga's strong commitment to the Christian faith was one in which she daily lived and was a witness to many.
Survivors include her loving husband of 68 years, Christ Deckert, Oconto Falls; their son, Chris (Carmella) Deckert, Elk Grove, IL; three grandchildren, Christopher (Melanie), Nicole and Jennifer Deckert; one brother, Erich (Belva) Milchner, Oconto Falls.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son Jeff Deckert on November 29, 2008, one brother, Carl (Grace Hardtke) Milchner and two sisters, Clara (Al) Wentland and Lydia Wentland and one brother-in-law, Ray Wentland.
Visitation will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Oconto Falls after 9am Thursday, July 3, 2014 until the time of service. Funeral services will be held 11am Thursday at the church with Pastor Larry Bong officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto Falls.
Jones Funeral Service
107 South Franklin Street
Oconto Falls, WI 54154
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on July 1, 2014