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Full Text of SR0842  102nd General Assembly

SR0842 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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SENATE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the death of Franklin "Frank" D. Ellis of Colona,
4formerly of Bettendorf, Iowa and Pleasant Valley, Iowa, who
5passed away on February 10, 2022; and
 
6    WHEREAS, Frank Ellis was born to Charles and Allie
7(Spruill) Ellis in Osceola, Arkansas on November 9, 1932; he
8proudly served in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War; he
9married Wanda Williams in Davenport on June 27, 1952; and
 
10    WHEREAS, Frank Ellis owned and operated Modular
11Engineering and E, E & E Industries; as a tool and die
12engineer, he also provided services for Deere & Company,
13Caterpillar, Sears Manufacturing, and numerous other
14companies; and
 
15    WHEREAS, Frank Ellis was a fascinating storyteller and
16captivated his friends and family with tales of his lifelong
17experiences; he was deeply committed to his faith and will be
18remembered for his love of family and his humble nature; and
 
19    WHEREAS, Frank Ellis was preceded in death by his parents;
20his son, Randy Ellis; and his siblings, Lucille, Mary, Leon,
21Charles, Jim, Beuford, Billy, and Roy; and
 

 

 

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1    WHEREAS, Frank Ellis is survived by his wife of 69 years,
2Wanda; his son, Franklin Ellis; his daughter, Barbara (Ron)
3Minnick; his grandchildren, Justin, Brittany, Joseph, and
4Zachary; his great-grandchildren, Kadyn and Kyrine; and his
5daughter-in-law, Katrina Bratton-Ellis; therefore, be it
 
6    RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE ONE HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL
7ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
8Franklin "Frank" D. Ellis and extend our sincere condolences
9to his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be
10it further
 
11    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
12presented to the family of Frank Ellis as an expression of our
13deepest sympathy.