Decker, Mary Margaret

Decker, Mary Margaret

Female 1930 - 1998  (67 years)

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  • Name Decker, Mary Margaret  [1, 2
    Born 26 May 1930  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    Residence 2 Nov 1947  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 22 Dec 1973  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 9 Apr 1985  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 17 May 1997  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 24 May 1998  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Buried Saint Stephens Cemetery, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I20488  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2021 

    Father Decker, Raymond,   b. 10 Feb 1903, Cornell, Livingston, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1947, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Sauer, Eva,   b. 19 Apr 1903, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1985, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1919  [2
    Children 6 children 
     1. Decker, Robert Donald,   b. 27 Jan 1922, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1987, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. Decker, Catherine Maxine,   b. 13 Sep 1923, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1997, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Living
     4. Decker, John Frederick,   b. 4 Oct 1935,   d. 16 Jan 1987  (Age 51 years)
    +5. Decker, Mary Margaret,   b. 26 May 1930, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1998, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Decker, Karen Marie,   b. 14 Jun 1939, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 2010, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     
    Family ID F7625  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Liptak, Donald J.,   b. 5 Mar 1924, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 2019, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1951  [7
    Children 
     1. Living
    +2. Liptak, Richard D.,   b. 28 Nov 1955, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 2006, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     3. Liptak, Gary L.,   b. 21 Jan 1952, Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 2014, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F26587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 May 1930 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Nov 1947 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Liptak, Gary L. - 21 Jan 1952 - Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Liptak, Richard D. - 28 Nov 1955 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 22 Dec 1973 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 9 Apr 1985 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 17 May 1997 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 May 1998 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Stephens Cemetery, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Mary Margaret Decker (1930-1998)
    Mary Margaret Decker (1930-1998)
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    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 29 Jun 2021.
      The Times (Streator, Illinois), 7 Jan 2010, Page 5

      Karen M. Adamchak
      1939-2010

      STREATOR -- Karen M. Adamchak, 70, of Streator, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, at St. Mary's Hospital.

      Memorial services will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Winterrowd Funeral Home. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery at a later date.

      She was born June 14, 1939, in Streator, to Raymond and Eva (Sauers) Decker. She married Andrew Adamschak on Oct. 22, 1957, who survives.

      Also surviving are daughters, Julie (Richard) Lotshaw, Mary (Steve) Southey and Kelly (Ray) Durdan, all of Streator; sons, Andrew Adamchak Jr., and Joe (Traci) Adamchak, both of Streator; brother, Raymond ( Geralaine) Decker of Streator: nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

      She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Joe Strutynski; brothers, Fredrick and Donald Decker; and sisters, Maxine Hritz and Mary Liptak.

      She was a certified nurses aide at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, a waitress at the Elks Lodge and a cook at Gabby D's Restaurant.

      She was a member of the Streator Eagles Auxiliary. She attended St. Mary's Grade School and Streator Township High School.

      She was an avid card player.

      Memorials may be directed to the family of Karen M. Adamchak.

      Karen was a joyful person and she cared for her family and friends deeply.

      Please remember her in all your prayers.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 29 Jun 2021.
      The Times (Streator, Illinois), 3 Nov 1947, Page 4

      RAY DECKER IS TAKEN BY DEATH

      Ray Decker, 44, well known Streatorite,died at 12:05 a. m. Sunday at his home, 209 West Lincoln Ave., after an illness of six months duration.

      Surviving him are his wife, the former Eva Sauer, to whom he was married July 27, 1919, and six children, Robert Donald, Maxine, Raymond, Mary Margaret, Freddie and Karan (sic), all at home. He leaves two sisters, Mrs. Mable Southwick, of Streator, and Mrs. Mary Mills, Cornell.

      The son of Lincoln and Arbilla (sic) Decker, he was born Feb. 10 1903, at Cornell, coming to Streator in 1917, and spending the balance of his life in this community. He was employed as a clerk.

      Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a. m. Tuesday from the residence, 209 West Lincoln Ave., with burial taking place in Riverview cemetary. Friends may call at the home after 4 o'clock this afternoon.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    3. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 29 Jun 2021.
      The Times (Streator, Illinois), 26 May 1998, Page 12

      Mary Liptak
      1930-1998

      Mary M. Liptak, 67, of 916 E. 12th St., died at 7:22 p.m. Sunday, May 24, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital.

      Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Stephen's Church. Mon-signor Peter Bolerasky will officiate.

      Music will be provided by St. Stephen's Grade School Choir under the direction of JoAnn Cave.

      Burial will be in St. Stephen's Cemetery. The Rev. Michael Monclova will officiate. Serving as pallbearers will be Ray Ham, Paul Missel, Lester Gaff, Albert Palko, Erman Durbin and Bill Quay.

      Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hagi Funeral Home. The Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m.

      Born May 26, 1930, in Streator, she was the daughter of Ray and Eva (Sauers) Decker Sr. She married Donald Liptak on June 23, 1951, at Immaculate Conception Church. He survives.

      Also surviving are sons, Gary Liptak of Lancaster, Texas, Rick (Leann) Liptak of Streator and James (Ralene) Liptak of Crandall, Texas; four grandchildren; brothers, Raymond (Gerlaine) Decker of Streator and John Frederick Decker; a sister, Karen (Mrs. Andrew) Adamchak of Streator; and several nieces and nephews.

      She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Robert Donald Decker and a sister, Maxine Hritz.

      She attended St. Mary's Grade School and Streator Township High School. She was employed by the Lipton Tea Company, Osborn Grocery and B & R Grocery for many years.

      She was a member of St. Stephen's Church, the Eagles Auxiliary, and the Streator Women's Greater Bowling League for over 30 years.

      Memorials may be directed to a charity of the donor's choice.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    4. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 29 Jun 2021.
      The Times (Streator, Illinois), 22 Dec 1973, Page 4

      J.Strutynski

      Joseph Strytynski, 64, 510 Sangamon, succumbed at 8:50 a.m., today in St. Mary's hospital. He had been in ill health the past five weeks.

      Visitation will be at Liptak funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m., Sunday. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.

      Mass of christian burial will be Monday at 9:30 a.m., from St Stephen's church. Burial will be in St. Stephen's cemetery.

      Born in Poland, Aug. 15, 1909, he was son of Peter and Theresa Strytynski. He married Eva Sauer, Jan. 5, 1950 at St. Stephen's church.

      She survives with three stepdaughters, Mrs. Edward (Maxine) Hritz, Mrs. Donald (Mary) Liptak and Mrs. Andrew (Karen) Adamchak, all of Streator; three step-sons: Robert Donald Decker, Chickasha, Okla.; Raymond Decker, Streator; and John Decker, Boston, Mass.; 13 grandchildren; a great grandchild; a brother, Walter, Oakbrook and a sister, Mrs. Bernice Micekis, Homewood.

      Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother a sister, and his first wife, Betty Pohlod in 1947.

      Mr. Strutynski resided in streator the past 35 years moving here from Chicago. He retired from Anthony company in 1971. He was a member of St Stephen's church.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    5. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 29 Jun 2021.
      The Times (Streator, Illinois), 22 Dec 1973, Page 4

      Eva Strutynski
      1903-1985

      Eva (Decker) Strutynski, 81, of 410 N. Jefferson St., died at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at her home.

      Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Hagi Funeral Home. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.

      Visitation is 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.

      Born April 19, 1903, in Streator, she was the daughter of John and Margaret (Willems) Sauers. She married Ray Decker, who died Nov. 2, 1947. She later married Joseph Strutynski, who died Dec. 22, 1973.

      Surviving are three sons, Robert Donald Decker and Raymond Decker, both of Streator, and John Fredrick Decker of Boston, Mass.; three daughters, Maxine (Mrs. Edwin) Hritz, Mary (Mrs. Donald) Liptak and Karen (Mrs. Andrew) Adamchak, all of Streator; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Carl Sauers and Raymond Sauers, both of Streator.

      She was preceded in death by four brothers, Nick, John, Bill and Frank Sauers, and four sisters, Mary Price, Kate James, Justina Hart and Margaret Mayerchin.

      Mrs. Strutynski resided in Streator all of her life.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    6. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 29 Jun 2021.
      The Times (Streator, Illinois), 19 May 1997, Page 16

      Catherine Hritz
      1923-1997

      Catherine Maxine Hritz, 73, of 1603 S Bloomington St., died at 8:10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 1997, at her home.

      Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at Hagi Funeral Home.

      Burial will be in Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Streator. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Rick Liptak, David Decker, Mike Sliker, Andrew and Joe Adamchak, James Stinar and Laddie Vryl.

      The final visitation will be held at 11 a.m.-noon Tuesday at the funeral home. A dinner reception will follow.

      Music will be provided by organist Doris Spear, who will play "Always," "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Danny Boy."

      Born Sept. 13, 1923, in Streator, she was the daughter of Raymond and Eva (Sauers) Decker. She married Edwin Hritz on Sept. 13, 1948, in Princeton. He died Mar. 30, 1978.

      She is survived by a son, Michael Hritz of Streator; a daughter, Marilyn (Mrs. Robert) Gallaher of Beach Park; a grandson, Brian Gallaher; a brother, Raymond (Gerilaine) Decker of Streator; and sisters, Karen (Mrs. Andrew) Adamchak and Mary (Mrs. Donald) Liptak, both of Streator.

      She was preceded in death by her step-father, Joseph Strustinski, and two brothers.

      She attended St. Mary's Grade School and Streator Township High School graduate. She was employed by Thatcher's Glass for many years until her retirement.

      She was a member of the Eagles Lodge Auxiliary.

      Memorials may be directed to a charity of the donor's choice.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    7. [S1018] Obituary (Reliability: 3), 30 Jun 2021.
      Donald J. Liptak
      March 5, 1924 ~ August 20, 2019 (age 95)
      https://www.solontelford.com/obituary/Donald-Liptak

      Donald J. Liptak, 95, of Streator passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care, Streator.

      Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator.

      Visitation will be from 9-11 A.M. Saturday at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator.

      Burial will be in St. Stephen?s Cemetery, Streator. Pallbearers will be, Kyle Liptak, Greg Palko, Dago Gall and Rob Keen. Full military rites will be accorded by the Leslie G. Woods American Legion Post 217 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1492.

      Born March 5, 1924 in Streator he was the son of Leo and Josephine (Kohan) Liptak. He married Mary Decker on June 23, 1951. She preceded him in death on May 24, 1998.

      He is survived by his son, Jim (Ralene) Liptak of Crandall, Texas; a daughter in law, Leann Liptak of Streator; grandchildren, Cory (David) Kreitzer of Normal, Mandy (Scott) Rick of Louisville, Kentucky, Kyle (Morgan) Liptak of Texas and Miranda (Clay) Coker of Texas; 7 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews also survive.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; sons, Rick and Gary Liptak; brothers, Lawrence and Manley Liptak; and a sister, Lucille Palko.

      Born and raised in Streator he attended Streator schools and Streator High School.

      He served in the United States Army during WW II.

      He worked for Owens Illinois Glass Company for many years until his retirement.

      He was a member of the former St. Stephen?s Church. He was also a member of the Streator Eagles Club, Leslie G. Woods American Legion Post 217 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 217.

      Memorials may be directed to the charity of the donor?s choice.

      Online condolences may be left for the family at www.solontelford.com

      Researched by Ted Smith


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