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Rosemary Decker

January 14, 1934 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 87)

Obituary

Rosemary Decker, 87, of Champaign, died at 2:40pm on November 11, 2021 at C-U Regional Rehabilitation in Savoy.  She was born on January 14, 1934 in Urbana, a daughter of Roy and Rose (Borgic) Baum.  She graduated from University Commercial College and met her husband, Maurice.  Rosemary had multiple jobs throughout her life and eventually retired from the U of I as an operator.  

Survivors include: her brother, Jim Baum; two sons, Paul and James Decker; one daughter, Joyce Altes; and 5 grandchildren.  

She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years and brother, Leroy Decker.

In accordance with family wishes, she will be cremated and there will be a Memorial Service at 11:00am on November 19 at Owens Funeral Home (101 N. Elm St.) in Champaign.  The visitation will be one hour prior to the service (10:00-11:00) at the funeral home.  Maurice and Rosemary's cremated remains will be buried together at Woodlawn Cemetery in Urbana.  

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 19, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Owens Funeral Home
101 North Elm Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Memorial Service
Friday
November 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Owens Funeral Home
101 North Elm Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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