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Susan Decker

August 2, 1960 ~ July 24, 2019 (age 58)

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     Susan Decker of Safford, unexpectedly passed away July 24, 2019 at the age of 58.  She was born August 2, 1960 to parents Karl William Schade & Margaret Butler Schade in Morenci, Arizona joining brothers Karl, Jr. & Michael.

     Susan graduated from Safford High School in 1978 and soon after began working in the family business, Pepsi Cola Bottling Company.  Later in life she became the President of the family business and was blessed to have children Jared & Tiana.

     She loved her grandchildren and welcomed each of them with open arms.  Susan enjoyed traveling with her friends and family and had a great love for Rock & Roll!

     Susan is survived by her children Jared Decker & Tiana (Jose) Cruz, her mother Margaret Schade, her Grandchildren Ilana Decker, Talia Decker and David Cruz and her pet Bradley.

     She is preceded in death by her father Karl Schade, Sr, and her brothers Karl, Jr & Michael Schade.

     The family will hold a private memorial service and asks that you dress casual and please wear a rock and roll t-shirt. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make donations to the Gila Valley Boys & Girls Club.






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