Kelly Decorah, age 81, of Marshfield, WI formerly of Neillsville, WI died Sunday, September 5, 2021 at the Colonial Health and Rehabilitation Center in Colby, WI.
Kelly Leland Decorah was born on August 8, 1940 in Dells Dam, WI the son of Allen and Katherine (Thompson) Decora. He worked as a carpenter, electrician and most recently as a casino security guard. He was united in marriage to Donna M. Franck on June 1, 1996 on the Pow Wow grounds of the HoChunk Nation in Black River Falls, WI.
He is survived by his wife, Donna, six children, Connie (Scott) Lokken of Marshfield, WI, Carol Neumann of Marshfield, WI, Kelvin (Carmen) Decorah of Neillsville, WI, Catherine (Eric Bergstrom) Bolssen of Granton, WI, Kristopher (Jennifer) Decorah of Neillsville, WI, and Keith “Baby Boy” (Erin) Decorah of Neillsville, WI, two stepchildren, Donald (Gretchen) Franck of Marshfield, WI and Carl (Michelle) Franck of Marshfield, WI, twenty-two grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by one son, Kelly “Bucky” V.A. Decorah, his parents, a brother, Elmer and three grandchildren, Shelby, Nevaeh and Willie.
Funeral Services for Kelly will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville, WI. Frank Mutchler will officiate. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., Thursday at the Gesche Funeral Home.
Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.
Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting Kelly’s family with Funeral arrangements.