ANTONIE "TONIE" DECKER
Antonie "Tonie" Decker, 92, of Quincy, died at 10:25 p.m. Saturday (January 21, 2017) in the Good Samaritan Home.
Tonie was born on December 16, 1924, in Ruhstorf, Germany. She married Raymond "Whitey" Decker on April 15, 1961, in Quincy. He preceded her in death on December 15, 2005.
Tonie was a very active in St. James Lutheran Church. She was employed at Motorola for 20 years, retiring in 1972.
Tonie had a huge heart and turned strangers into instant friends. Although she was not blessed with children of her own, she loved and cared for so many just like they were her children, including her loving family by choice, Mike and Carol McCabe of Quincy and their two sons, Myles McCabe (Sindhuja) of St. Louis, MO and Matthew McCabe of Burlington, VT. Survivors also include her step son, Raymond Decker Jr (Phyllis) of Eldon, MO; her step grandchild, Gabriel Decker of Eldon, MO; and several loving nieces and nephews in Germany.
Mrs. Decker was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Marlin Rempfer officiating. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Tuesday afternoon from 12:30 until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. James Lutheran Church.