Fr. Kenneth John Decker, C.S.B.

October 20, 1938 - November 30, 2015
Our brother and fellow priest, Father Kenneth John Decker, C.S.B., passed on from this life on Monday, November 30, 2015, at the age of 77.

Dear son of the late Edmund Decker and Agnes Samida. Beloved brother of Edmund Jr. and Gerald.

Father Decker was professed in the Congregation of St. Basil August 15, 1957 and ordained December 9, 1967. He taught at Detroit Catholic Central High School. He also taught in, Merrillville, Indiana and Houston, Texas; and served in parishes for nine years. He served as rector of the Basilian seminary, as vicar general and superior general of the General Council of the Congregation of St. Basil.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in the chapel of his alma mater, Detroit Catholic Central High School, 27225 Wixom Road, Novi on Saturday, February 27 at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Detroit Catholic Central High School. Condolences may be sent to the Basilian Fathers, 26095 Taft Road, Novi, Michigan 48374.

Please keep Father Decker and his family in your prayers.