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Full Text of SR1182  100th General Assembly

SR1182 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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SENATE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Rev. Robert L. "Bob" Pearson of East
4Moline, who passed away on December 9, 2017; and
 
5    WHEREAS, Rev. Pearson was born in White Plains, New York to
6Anton N. Pearson and Martha Erika Erickson on September 17,
71936; he married Francine Pearson in Moline at Calvary Lutheran
8Church on June 24, 1961; and
 
9    WHEREAS, Rev. Pearson was ordained into the Lutheran
10ministry in June 1962; he was a military chaplain for 28 years,
11serving in Germany, Vietnam, Thailand, and several stateside
12posts; he most recently served at the Rock Island Arsenal,
13until his retirement; and
 
14    WHEREAS, Rev. Pearson was a member of the Calvary Lutheran
15Church, American Legion Post 227 East Moline, the Military
16Officers Association of America, and Churches United; he
17enjoyed collecting HO model trains; and
 
18    WHEREAS, Rev. Pearson was preceded in death by his wife,
19Francine; his parents; his brothers, Herbert and Arnold; and
20two sisters-in-law; and
 

 

 

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1    WHEREAS, Rev. Pearson is survived by his sons, Dean (Lisa)
2Pearson and Neal A. Pearson, and his granddaughters, Allison
3and Amy; therefore, be it
 
4    RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE ONE HUNDREDTH GENERAL
5ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
6Rev. Robert L. "Bob" Pearson, and extend our sincere
7condolences to his family, friends, and all who knew and loved
8him; and be it further
 
9    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
10presented to the family of Rev. Pearson as an expression of our
11deepest sympathy.