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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of John D. Schillinger of Moline, who passed
4away on January 22, 2018; and
5    WHEREAS, John Schillinger was born in a farm home in rural
6Henry County to Ferd and Grace (Kilby) Schillinger on August
710, 1932; he graduated from Orion High School and farmed with
8his brother, Joe, until he was drafted into the United States
9Army, where he learned to pilot planes at Fort Sill, Oklahoma;
10he married Judy McLean in 1959; later, he married Thelma
11Millsap on August 8, 1976; and
12    WHEREAS, John Schillinger owned and operated a portable
13ready mix business; he later purchased a feed and fertilizer
14business in Viola, which he eventually sold to purchase Viola
15Materials; he was an independent concrete man and later worked
16for cement contractors in the Chicago area, which allowed him
17to travel to Florida to build ocean barriers in the Keys; and
18    WHEREAS, John Schillinger enjoyed fishing and piloting his
19Cessna air craft; he also enjoyed fly fishing; and
20    WHEREAS, John Schillinger was preceded in death by his
21parents, Ferd and Grace; his first wife, Thelma, and his second



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1wife, Judy; and his brother, Joe Schillinger; and
2    WHEREAS, John Schillinger is survived by his sons, Randy
3(Vicki), Mark D., Shawn (Melissa), and Shane (Jenny)
4Schillinger; his daughter, Renae (Dan Ziegler) Schillinger;
5nine grandchildren; his brother, Richard (Diane) Schillinger;
6his sisters, Carol (Bob) Reese, Sharon (Lawrence) Pirkl, and
7Sunny (Jim) Moorhusen; and his sister-in-law, Margo
8Schillinger; therefore, be it
10ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
11John D. Schillinger, and extend our sincere condolences to his
12family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
14    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
15presented to the family of John Schillinger as an expression of
16our deepest sympathy.