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Pete Deck

Pete Deck of Dexter died on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was 78 years old.

He was born September 26, 1940 in Puxico, Missouri.

He was married to Rita Faye (Parmer) Deck on August 6, 1988, and she survives in Dexter.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Latisha Deck of Farmington, Dena Kreitler and her husband Dean of Ste. Genevieve, Michelle Miller of St. Louis; two sons, Michael Deck and his wife Michelle of Oakville, Steven Miller of Ste. Genevieve; one sister, Wilma Laird of Dexter; 16 grandchildren, Todd, Bradley, James, Amber, Kayla, Mike, Hanna, Serena, Clayton, Alison, Mason, Jalen, Alec, Cam’ron, Trinity, Emery; and six great-grandchildren, Isabella, Ryland, Brantley, Isaac, Ethan and Amelia.

He was preceded in death by his father, Marion Deck; his mother, Josie (Looney) Deck; and three brothers, Dorman Deck, Norman Deck Sr., Donnie Deck.

He loved to be outdoors and watching boxing and MMA. He also enjoyed country music. He loved being with his family and friends and enjoyed every moment with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, and 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Basler Funeral Home in Ste. Genevieve. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Basler Funeral Home. Basler Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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