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Decatur, IL

August Louis Laskowski

August Louis Laskowski, 88 of Decatur died 2:55 p.m. Tuesday May 1, 2012 in Decatur Memorial Hospital. Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church or to the Lutheran School Association. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements. Augie was born February 29, 1924 in Decatur son of John Louis and Mary Dahoff Laskowski. He had an extensive college background including Millikin University, University of Illinois, Cincinnati University, LSU and Texas A&M. Augie was an electrical engineer for Caterpillar Tractor Company retiring in 1992. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He loved to Bowl at the Pershing Bowl. Augie played college baseball for Millikin and also for the army. He was a very active member of the church serving on many boards including the board of trustees and the Lay Ministers. He married Barbara Mitchell September 4, 1954 in Decatur. Surviving are his wife of 57 years Barbara Laskowski, sons, Rick (Debbie) Laskowski, James Louis Laskowski of Decatur, Garland (Melody) Laskowski of Jacksonville, IL., grandchildren, MacKenzie, Kylie, Aaron, Tabitha, Amanda, Nathan, Garland Jr., Heather, Stephanie, sister Alice Bernice Sills. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Harold L. "Moon" Laskowski. Augie was a great husband, father and grandfather and will be deeply missed. The family would like to thank the Heart Center at DMH. Please sign the guestbook @www.leavememoriesnotdebt.com. Obituary written by family members. Online guest book at http://legacy.com/obituaries/herald-review/

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