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Albert Hagymasy

Birth Date: August 13, 1930
Death Date: December 10, 2017

Albert Hagymasy, 87, of Decatur, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family.

Albert was born August 13, 1930, in Nagyhalasz, Hungary, to Miklos and Jolan (Bacskai) Hagymasi. He married Glynda Koonce on December 12, 1959, at First Presbyterian Church in Decatur. He worked at Caterpillar for 30 years.

Albert was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Decatur, UAW #751 and DANK. He loved working in his garden, making his own wine “Decatur Rosé”, auto repair and building and carpentry.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Glynda; his daughter, Jolan (Andrew) Cirks of Decatur; his brother, Miklos (Eli) Hagymasi of Hungary and his sister, Jolan Lada of Hungary.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother in infancy.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Albert Hagymasy will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 16, 2017, at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday before the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to BrightFocus Foundation/ Macular Degeneration Research 22512 Gateway Center Drive Clarksburg, MD 20871.

The family of Albert Hagymasy is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

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Funeral Service
December 16, 2017
11:00 am
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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December 16, 2017
9:00 am
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Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. Sending love and condolences to ALS family. I have so many fond memories of Al, and his hunting buddies, Junior and Bob Nihiser. Dewey French and so on. I will miss ALS smile, and kind heart. Loved his wine. He will be missed. Love and prayers to the family.

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