Douglas Allen Gondek, 66 of Decatur, IL passed away 9:50 A.M. June 15, 2017 at his family home in Decatur, IL.
No services are planned at this time. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with cremation rites.
Doug was born September 24, 1950 in Michigan City, IN the son of Edward and Allene (Eikelberg) Gondek. He married Edna M. Hale (Fleischauer) June 20, 1981 in Decatur, IL.
Surviving Doug is his wife: Edna M. Gondek, Decatur, IL; sisters: Peggy (Tom) Bushore, Fleshing, MI, Marylou (Greg) Goode, Fort Lauderdale, FL; brothers: Patrick (Diane) Gondek, Brimingham, AL, David (Susan) Gondek, Viera, FL. He didn’t have kids of his own but really he did: step-daughter: Debbie Ellen (Greg) Ooton; step-sons: Brad (Eva) Hale, Greg (Renee) Hale, Sr.; grandchildren: Sean Hoelzen, Wesley Ooton, Gregory (Julie) Hale, Jr., Adam (Courtney) Alburtis and Whitney Ooton; 6 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents;
Doug was a truck driver working for ADM Trucking and later Farmer’s Express.
He enjoyed collecting and selling guns, along with poker games. But most of all he enjoyed his family, especially his grandkids.