VAN WERT, Ohio - Carol Sue (Brown) Decker, 61, of Van Wert, went to join her Mom and Dad at 10:40 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert.

She was born Nov. 24, 1951, in Van Wert, to the late Kenneth Eugene and Esther Leila (Bashore) Brown.

Her husband is Howard D. Decker of Van Wert. They were married May 31, 1980.

Other survivors include a daughter: Rebecca Ann; brother: John Gordon (Roberta) Brown of Rockford; two nieces: Victoria Byer and Angela Brown, and a nephew: Timothy Brown.

She worked at the Thomas Edison Workshop for a number of years. She was a 1971 graduate of Lincolnview High School.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert. The Rev. Lance Hostetler of Grace Bible Church will officiate. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery.

Calling is Tuesday from 3 - 8 p.m.

Preferred memorial is CHP Inpatient Hospice Center.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at: cowanfuneralhome.com.