Carl E. Decklar

Services have been held for Carl Edward Decklar, 91, a former resident of Cornelius, late of Hillsboro, who died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.

He was born May 12, 1922, in Dubuque, Iowa, to Joseph and Mary (Livingston) Decklar.

In 1942, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and served until he received his honorable discharge in 1963 as a major.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Dorothy, in 2010; as well as his parents, siblings and one grandchild.

Survivors include his children, Michael Rick Decklar, Patricia Ann Weaver, Marshall Decklar, Donald James Decklar, Mark Raymond Decklar and Carleen Jo Baumann; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.