George Lacatis, 83, of Decatur, passed away at 9 a.m.Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
He was born September 20, 1928, in Dearborn, Michigan, to the late Flore and Catherine (Cosma) Lacatis.
George retired from General Motors in 1989 after 30 years of service in Ypsilanti, Mich.
Among survivors are his wife, Emma Louise (Mullins) Harrison; stepdaughters, Dianna (Duane) Ehlerding of Decatur; Donna (Larry) Bender of Convoy, Ohio; Doris (Roy) Lautzenheiser of Geneva; Deborah (Douglas) Schmit of Geneva; Dolores "Lory" (Garry) Wilson of Decatur; Denise (Douglas) Beahrs of Decatur; and Dawn (Travis) Thomas of Decatur; sister, Betty Huerea of Howell, Mich.;15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, John Lacatis; sister, Florence Stoia; and granddaughter, Terra Beahrs.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 30, at 1 p.m., at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, with visitation one hour prior to service. Rev. Ed Lovelace will be officiating.
Preferred memorials are to Pathways Adult Care, Decatur.
Online condolences may be made at www.zwickjahn.com.