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Ellen Irene Lockwood (Decker)

May 14, 1939 — December 13, 2020

81, of Cass City died peacefully, Sunday, December 13, 2020 in her daughter’s home. She was born May 14, 1939 in Huron County to Nicholas and Alma (Rogers) Decker. She married Elden Paul Lockwood April 24, 1981 in Cass City.

Ellen worked at Snover Stamping for many years and later with her husband, Paul, at the Cass City Chiropractic Center. She was a member of the Cass City VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Ellen’s favorite pastimes were watching wildlife in her backyard, autumn color tours up north, car rides around the lake and going for ice cream. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, camping, gardening and fishing.

Ellen is survived by her husband, E. Paul; daughters: Connie Dempsey of Deckerville; Marilyn (Robert) Bulgrien of Snover; Jane Lewis of Pigeon; Marjorie (Jim) Russel of Fairgrove; seven grandchildren: Steven, Erin, Lindsey, Jayce, Carrie, Trevor, Caylee; ten great-grandchildren; brothers: Nick Decker of Cass City; Alonzo (Helen) Decker of PA; sisters: Mary (Bob) Roe of Midland; Lillian Decker (Virgal) of Frankenmuth; Carol Decker of IL; many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her brothers: Clarence Decker, Philip Decker; sister, Patricia Brooks; sons-in-law: David Lewis, Bill Dempsey.

Private family graveside service held in Almer Township Cemetery, Caro with Pastor Phil Burkett of Cass City Missionary Church officiating. Memorials may be made to Huron County Medical Care Facility, c/o Activity Department. Friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
(989) 872-2195
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