Linda K Dawson Decker, 70, of Roanoke, formerly Henry, died on December 16, 2021 at UnityPoint Methodist in Peoria. Born on July 24, 1951 in Peoria to the late Harold and Helen (Wolfe) Dawson she married Larry Stetler in 1971 and had three children. she later married Tony Decker in June 1996.
Linda loved challenges starting with crossword puzzles. Next was the myriad of challenging games found on a smart phone and finally watching of her favorite television channel Game Show Network. Linda was kind and had many friends over the years that she considered as family.
Linda is survived by Tony Decker of Roanoke; daughters Chaela (Brian) Dentinger of Sparland, Jennifer (Rick) Hearn of Peoria, Rebecca Crider of Lacon; Brothers Tom Dawson of Colorado, Ronnie Dawson of Atlanta IL; grandchildren Paige Maltby of Chillicothe, Cristina & Jacob Potter of Indiana, Tyler Gregory of Peoria Heights, Tahlya Hearn of Peoria, Rick Hearn Jr. of Peoria; 3 great grandchildren; and her beloved dog Spike.
Cremation rites have been accorded and a memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 29 at 7 PM at Lenz Memorial Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Henry cemetery at a later date and memorials can be made to the ARK Animal Shelter. Online condolences can be left at lenzmemorialhome.com