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Gary Dekker

August 9, 1950 — November 1, 2017

Gary G. Dekker, age 67, of Sheboygan passed away at his home on Wednesday November 1, surrounded by family. Gary was born on August 9, 1950 in Sheboygan to the late Eugene and Cornelia (Otte) Dekker. After graduating in 1969 from Sheboygan North, he attended the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh graduating with a Bachelors Degree. He was a dedicated teacher in the Sheboygan Area School District for over 30 years. Gary's passion was working with his students, inspiring thousands to enjoy math.
Gary loved sports of all kinds and particularly enjoyed tennis, cross country skiing, volleyball and of course floating on his inner tube in Lake Michigan.
He was united in marriage on November 30, 1974 to Pamela Eckhardt in Sheboygan.
He is survived by his wife Pamela of Sheboygan, daughter Tracy (David) Stannard of Colorado Springs, brothers, David (Mary) Dekker and Allan (Linda) Dekker of Sheboygan, brothers in law Joel (Chana) Eckhardt of Milwaukee, David (Dori) Eckhardt of Baraboo and sister in law Wendy Bemis of Florida as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother in law Jeffrey Eckhardt of Erie, Pennsylvania.
Visitation will be held at Zimmer's Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center, (Hwy 42 & JJ, Howards Grove) on Tuesday, November 7, from 3 to 5:45 followed by a brief memorial service. Please visit www.zimmerfuneralhome.com to sign the guestbook.
You are welcome to join the family in honoring Gary by wearing a fun T-shirt and baseball cap. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the charity of your choice.

Visitation
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
3:00 PM 11/7/2017 3:00:00 PM - 5:45 PM 11/7/2017 5:45:00 PM
Zimmer Westview

W2132 Garton Road
Sheboygan, WI 53083

Zimmer Westview
W2132 Garton Road Sheboygan 53083 WI
United States
Memorial Service
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
5:45 PM 11/7/2017 5:45:00 PM - 6:15 PM 11/7/2017 6:15:00 PM
Zimmer Westview

W2132 Garton Road
Sheboygan, WI 53083

Zimmer Westview
W2132 Garton Road Sheboygan 53083 WI
United States
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