John  Dekrell
John Dekrell

June 4, 1927 - March 31, 2016
Resided in North Highlands, CA
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John Dekrell was born 89 years ago today, June 4th, 1927, and on the evening of March 31, 2016, surrounded by his family, he was called home to be with the Lord and re-united with his beloved wife of 64 years, Rose. John was born in Yugoslavia and came to the U.S. where he met Rose. Settling in Pennsylvania, they had 4 children. In 1961, the family moved to California where John was a successful barber, owning his own shop for over 40 years. He was active in the Lions Club and very involved in programs for the mentally challenged, serving on the board and receiving numerous awards of recognition for his devotion and support to their needs. His interests included bowling, cooking, baking German recipes and gardening. He had the best tomatoes! He was incredibly talented & knowledgeable in all fields of handyman projects which we all admire to this day. John is survived by his children; Rosemarie, Jack (Jackie), Helen, and Susan (Andres). His Grandchildren; Nicole, Jessica (Adam) and Andy. Also, Great –grandchild, Simon John. All of whom have wonderful memories of their grandparents. We will always remember our parents for their love for family. They will forever be missed.



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Sacramento, CA US 95841