Adamchak, Andrew R.

Adamchak, Andrew R.

Male 1934 - 2016  (81 years)

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  • Name Adamchak, Andrew R.  [1, 2
    Born 21 Dec 1934  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 22 Dec 1973  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 9 Apr 1985  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 17 May 1997  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 6 Jan 2010  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 2 Sep 2016  Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Riverview Cemetery, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I20490  Sackett
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2021 

    Family 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) 
    Married 20 Oct 1957  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    +3. Adamchak, Andrew R. Jr.,   b. 14 Nov 1962, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 2015, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F7630  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Dec 1934 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Adamchak, Andrew R. Jr. - 14 Nov 1962 - 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 MapsResidence - 6 Jan 2010 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Sep 2016 - Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverview Cemetery, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    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. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 29 Jun 2021.
      Memorial ID 169276261
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/169276261

      Andrew R. "Shin" Adamchak
      Birth 21 Dec 1932
      Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
      Death 2 Sep 2016 (aged 83)
      Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
      Burial
      Riverview Cemetery
      Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA

      Andrew "Shin" R. Adamchak, 83 of Streator passed away Friday evening (September 2nd) at Heritage Health and Senior Care.

      Following cremation a visitation will be held Friday from 10 ? 11 AM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery with full military honors conducted by members of the Streator American Legion and VFW.

      Andrew was born on December 21, 1932 in Streator to John ?Yank? and Molly (Minick) Adamchak. He married Karen Decker on October 20, 1956. She preceded him death on January 6, 2010.

      Surviving are children Julie (Richard) Lotshaw of Streator, Mary (Steve) Southey of Streator, Kelly (Ray) Durdan of Sterling and Joe (Traci) Adamchak of Streator, 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson, sisters, Mary ?Mitz? (Richard) Holloway of Streator, Nancy Aragon of Ransom, Delores Tuck of Streator, brothers Tom (June) Adamchak of Streator and Bill (Sandy) Adamchak of Streator and several nieces and nephews.

      He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, son Andrew Jr., sister ,Vera Zulz and brothers Ed, Bud and Danny.

      Andrew attended Streator Grade Schools and was a veteran of the US Army during the Korean Conflict.

      He was employed for many years the Sinclair Gas Station and retired from Transco. Andrew was a active member of the Vermillion Boat Club and his biggest passion was fishing, watching the Chicago Bears and spending time with his grandchildren and his favorite companion Brittany his dog.

      Memorials may be made to a charity of the donors choice.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [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

    4. [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

    5. [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

    6. [S2116] U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 28 Jun 2021.
      Name: Karen M. Adamchak [Karen M. Decker]
      Gender: Female
      Death Age: 70
      Birth Date: 14 Jun 1939
      Birth Place: Streator
      Marriage Date: 22 Oct 1957
      Residence Place: Streator
      Death Date: 6 Jan 2010
      Obituary Date: 6 Jan 2010
      Father:
      Raymond Decker
      Mother:
      Eva Decker
      Spouse:
      Andrew Adamschak
      Child:
      Andrew Adamchak
      Joe Adamchak
      Julie Lotshaw
      Mary Southey
      Kelly Durdan
      Siblings:
      Mary Liptak
      Fredrick Decker
      Maxine Hritz
      Donald Decker
      Raymond Decker

      Researched by Ted Smith


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