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Mabel Sarah Deckert, 92, died April 7 at Central Kansas Medical Center, St. Joseph Campus in Larned. 

She was born May 13, 1907, at Portland, Ore., the daughter of James J. and Grave Mary Bennett Johnson.

She married Albun P. Deckert Aug. 24, 1928, at Pawnee Rock. He died July 9, 1984. A lifetime Pawnee County resident, she was a homemaker.

Mrs. Deckert was a member of United Methodist Church of Larned.

Survivors include four sons, Marvin Deckert of Blue Springs, Mo., Ronald Deckert of Napa, Calif., James Deckert of Kansas City, Mo., and Kenneth Deckert of Wichita; one daughter, Marcia Rider of Olathe; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by one brother, Emery Bennett; and one sister, Mary Longwell.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Beckwith Mortuary Chapel in Larned with the Rev. Charles Grant officiating. Burial will be at Larned Cemetery 
in Larned. Friends may call until 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Transcribed and Contributed by Jan Reading

Last Updated:  Friday, November 25, 2005 18:33:16

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