Posted Online: Feb. 23, 2012, 10:20 am

Donald DeDecker Birthday

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Donald DeDecker
Donald DeDecker, East Moline, will be honored by his family at an open house on Saturday, March 3, 2012, in observance of his 85th birthday.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Colona. It is requested no gifts, please. Your attendance will be a most wonderful gift. If it is impossible to attend, a card would be welcome if sent to 512 22nd Ave., East Moline, IL 61244.

Don was born March 3, 1927, in Atkinson, to Charles and Mary Longeville DeDecker. He married Mary Ann Heydeman on Oct. 30, 1954, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, East Moline.

He retired from International Harvester, East Moline, in 1982, with 34 years of service.

His children are Lynette (Jerry) Livadas, Syracuse, N.Y.; Randall, Silvis; Craig (Patricia), Fredricksburg, Va.; Robert, East Moline; and Michelle (Mike) Curry, Milton, Pa. He has eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.