Jon Decent, 43, of Eveleth, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.

He was born Aug. 22, 1970, to Edward and Lanaya (Siltman) Decent in Virginia. Jon worked for Sears in Virginia and was a longtime Eveleth resident. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking, camping and watching NASCAR.

Jon is survived by his son, Jon Decent of Deer River; his mother, Lanaya; and numerous brothers and sisters.

He was preceded in death by his father and Grandpa Chet.


Memorial service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at Resurrection Catholic Church in Eveleth. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church. The Rev. Harold L. Sundy II of the New Life Christian Fellowship Church in Cohasset will officiate. Arrangements are entrusted to Cron-Sheehy Funeral Home, Eveleth.

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