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Dinner with George and Ida Mae Decker

Dinner with George and Ida Mae Decker

The family of Ida Mae Doverspike Decker seated around the dinner table. Taken about 1950, Hawthorn, Clarion County, PA

Left to Right, Donald Sherry (twin brother of Ron Sherry), Ron Sherry, Thomas Sherry, Leon Sherry, Dorothy Doverspike Sherry, George Decker, Ida Mae Deibler Doverspike Decker, Elmer Doverspike, Bernice Synder Doverspike, Metta Mae Doverspike Doverspike, Otis Sherry.

Ida Mae Deibler was born 12 Mar 1882 in Jefferson County, PA, the daughter of Henry Deibler and Rachel Miller.

She married Clark Elton Doverspike on 11 May 1899. He was born 9 Jun 1880 in Mayport Route 2, Red Bank Township, Armstrong Co., PA and died 16 Mar 1944 in Timblin, Jefferson Co., PA. He was the son of Daniel Doverspike and Abby Ann Michael.

Second, Ida Mae married George Decker on 1 Sept 1950. He was the son of Fred Decker and Elizabeth Kesphler, both from Germany. George was born in 1884 in Clarion Co., PA, and died in 1971 in Clarion Co., PA. His first marriage was 30 Jun 1910 to Garnet. She was born in 1888 and died 8 May 1945. Both are buried in Middle Run Evangelical Cemetery Red Bank Township New Bethlehem Borough Clarion Co., PA.

Ida Mae Deibler Doverspike Decker died 19 Aug 1966 in Red Bank Township, Clarion Co., PA, and is buried with her first husband
Clark Elton Doverspike in Mt Tabor (Dry Ridge) Cemetery Red Bank Township, Armstrong Co., PA.

Submitted by Patricia Doverspike Lamb, great granddaughter; photo courtesy of Dan Sherry, grandson

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