June 23, 1924 - December 5, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Friday, December 11, 2015 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell for Virginia M. Decker, age 91 of Nisswa, formerly of Sartell, who passed away on Saturday at Hills Crossing Assisted Living in Nisswa, surrounded by her loving family. Rev. Timothy Baltes will officiate and interment will be at Benton County Cemetery in Sauk Rapids. Friends and relatives may visit from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids and also one hour prior to services at the church on Friday morning.

Virginia was born on June 23, 1924 in Gilman to Frank and Anna (Lesney) Gorecki. She lived in the Sauk Rapids/ Sartell area for most of her life, until moving to Nisswa in 2010 to be closer to her family. She was a member for many years at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell and the Sauk Rapids VFW Auxiliary Post #6992. Virginia loved flowers, being with her family and was a natural caregiver. She will be remembered as a classy dressed lady who was very loving and nurturing.

Survivors include her daughter, Karen (Brian) Theis of Nisswa; sisters and brothers, Lucille Hoscheid of Baudette, Harold Gorecki of Fort Myers, FL, Mary Przyborowski of Sauk Rapids, Joyce (Bruce) Fitsinger of Cloquet, James (Chris) Gorecki of Oregon and Michael (Cheryl) Gorecki of Minneapolis. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Aloysius, Ralph, Daniel and Gerald; and sister, Patricia.