Denise C. Decker

Denise C. Decker, nee Drapa, former volunteer with Cat Guardians; beloved wife of Jeff; loving sister of Sherry Ayala. Denise was proud of her professional accomplishments including her Master’s degree and her work as a cell biologist in her field. She also loved animals and worked for the betterment of care in the feline community through her volunteer work. Funeral services and Interment Private. Memorial contributions may be made in Denise’s memory to Cat Guardians, Inc., 932 E. St. Charles Road, Lombard, IL 60148,, or Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, 239 Turpentine Creek Lane, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 Arrangements handled by Gibbons Funeral Home, Elmhurst. 630-832-0018 or

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One comment on “Denise C. Decker
  1. Pat Martina says:

    I find it hard to read this obituary. This beautiful person was taken way too soon and I will miss her terribly. May she rest in peace with her Mom & Dad.

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