Marie Decker (1900 - 1981)

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Marie Decker
1900 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Marie Decker was born on December 10, 1900. She died in June 1981 at 80 years old. We know that Marie Decker had been residing in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois.


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Marie Decker passed away in June 1981 at age 80. She was born on December 10, 1900. There is no information about Marie's surviving family. We know that Marie Decker had been residing in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois.
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In 1900, in the year that Marie Decker was born, the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1931, when she was 31 years old, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1959, when she was 59 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1969, by the time she was 69 years old, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1981, in the year of Marie Decker's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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around 1919 - Jan 25, 1932
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Dec 12, 1885 - July 1971
Los Angeles, California
Marie E Decker
May 14, 1909 - April 1991
Marie L Decker
Dec 18, 1909 - Oct 15, 2003
Santa Clarita, CA
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Jun 23, 1904 - December 1985
Long Beach, California
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Dec 18, 1917 - Nov 21, 1996
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Jul 10, 1903 - October 1980
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Dec 23, 1910 - Jun 27, 2001
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Other Deckers

Mary C Decker
Oct 2, 1912 - Nov 30, 2005
Philo, IL
Scott Decker
Jul 12, 1971 - June 1982
Belvidere, Illinois
Freda Decker
Jan 15, 1916 - Aug 25, 2007
Chicago, IL
Joseph Decker
Nov 26, 1912 - January 1967
Theodore Decker
Apr 10, 1911 - December 1981
Chicago, Illinois
Maurice Decker
Nov 21, 1902 - December 1964
George Decker
Mar 1, 1905 - October 1981
Leitchfield, Kentucky
Hershel Decker
Jun 2, 1896 - December 1973
West York, Illinois
Max Decker
Jul 29, 1919 - Feb 18, 2005
Niles, IL
Margaret M Decker
May 2, 1916 - May 1994
Whittier, CA
Roy H Decker
Aug 5, 1918 - Mar 10, 1996
Chicago, IL
Roy Decker
Mar 23, 1893 - August 1964
Martin Decker
Aug 13, 1895 - May 1969
Seatonville, Illinois
Ralph Decker
Jul 11, 1893 - September 1972
Lewistown, Illinois
Herschel Decker
Jan 25, 1898 - May 1984
Charleston, Illinois
Mary Decker
Jul 16, 1916 - November 1979
Elmer R Decker
Nov 11, 1925 - May 26, 2006
Saint Louis, MO
Raymond Decker
Apr 4, 1924 - Feb 10, 1990
Sun City West, AZ
Melvin Decker
Aug 14, 1920 - Dec 14, 1991
Blondina E Decker
Mar 9, 1926 - Sep 23, 2004
Las Vegas, NV

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Camp Grove, Illinois
Edna Block
Mar 10, 1908 - November 1985
Minonk, Illinois
Elsie Bachman
Jul 12, 1894 - August 1973
Metamora, Illinois
Louise Younger
Oct 12, 1880 - December 1972
Toulon, Illinois
Margaret A Woodruff
Jun 17, 1911 - Apr 7, 1993
Peoria, IL
Timothy M Stone
Mar 30, 1946 - May 9, 2006
Peoria Heights, IL
Doris E Strugeon
Sep 3, 1947 - May 23, 2003
Roger Stahly
Jan 23, 1948 - March 1987
Richard Bernardi
Jan 9, 1953 - Aug 22, 2007
Michael A Price
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Edelstein, IL
Ann Lerman
Jun 3, 1906 - Dec 27, 1991
Arlington Heights, IL
Frances J Schmitt
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Edwards, IL
Mildred Hillman
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Amelia Spranger
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