Veteran Decatur Newspaper editor passes away


DECATUR – A veteran Decatur newspaper editor has died.

Bob Fallstrom, 88, spent 66 years with the Decatur Herald and Review. He died Thursday of complications following emergency surgery.

He served as a reporter, sports writer and editor, lifestyle editor, and most recently as community news editor before retiring just over two weeks ago.

Fallstrom is survived by six children.

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