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.