Thursday, November 10, 2016
Obit of Betty Marie (Decker) Lang
PONTIC — Betty Marie Decker Lang, 66, of Pontiac, passed away at 8:25 a.m. Monday (Nov. 7, 2016) at Heritage Health, Minonk, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvert & Martin Funeral Home, Pontiac, with the Rev. Dr. Richard Riley officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home. According to her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Inurnment will be at Chatsworth Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Livingston County Relay for Life. Betty was born April 11, 1950, in Pontiac, a daughter of Harold L. and Esther J. Budde Decker. She married Carl E. Lang Jr. on March 13, 1975, at First Lutheran Church, Pontiac. He passed away on Feb. 24, 2009. She is survived by her mother, Esther Decker; one sister, Lila Decker; one brother, Ted (Cristyl) Decker; her mother-in-law, Veva Lang; sisters-in-law; one uncle; several aunts; many cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father and husband. Betty was educated in the Streator schools, graduating high school in the class of 1968. She had various jobs, including working at Motorola/Quasar, baby-sitting and housekeeping. Betty was a member of First Lutheran Church, Pontiac. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at calvertmemorial.com.