Rosalyn Irene Decker

13 August 1923–25 August 2007 (Age 84)
McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Rosalyn Irene

When Rosalyn Irene Decker was born on 13 August 1923, in McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States, her father, Otis Mitchell Decker, was 34 and her mother, Fannie Eleanor Davis, was 31. She married Calvin G Hoffman on 9 November 1941, in McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States. She lived in McPherson, Kansas, United States in 1930 and King City Township, McPherson, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 25 August 2007, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin G Hoffman
Rosalyn Irene Decker
Marriage: 9 November 1941

Spouse and Children

9 November 1941
McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Dwight Lincoln Decker


    Otis Mitchell Decker Jr.


    Junior Decker



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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 4

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 22

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a roofer (thatcher, tiler, slater, or shingler) or a carpenter or builder, from an agent derivative of Middle High German decke ‘covering’, a word which was normally used to refer to roofs, but sometimes also to other sorts of covering; modern German Decke still has the twin senses ‘ceiling’ and ‘blanket’.2 Dutch: variant of Dekker , cognate with 1.3 English: variant of Dicker .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Roslyn Decker in household of Otis M Decker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rosalyn Decker in household of O M Decker, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Rosalyn I Decker in household of Fannie E Decker, "United States Census, 1940"

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