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Full Text of SR0903  102nd General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the death of Matthew "Matt" William Mau of Chatham,
4who passed away on March 2, 2022; and
5    WHEREAS, Matt Mau was born to Marty (Lisa) Mau and Maureen
6Frier Mau in Springfield on August 25, 1983; he attended
7Glenwood High School in Chatham, Lincoln Land Community
8College, and Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville,
9where he earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science;
11    WHEREAS, Matt Mau was employed at Prairie State Gaming; he
12formerly worked in the Sangamon County Clerk's Office and for
13former Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford; and
14    WHEREAS, Matt Mau was a member of St. John's Lutheran
15Church in Chatham; he was an active member of the Sons of the
16American Legion, the VFW Auxiliary, and the Masons; he was a
17past member of TRN and Model Illinois Government and served as
18a student board member at Lincoln Land Community College; and
19    WHEREAS, Matt Mau was a Trustee of the Village of Chatham
20for 11 years; he also played an active role in political
21campaigns, including serving as the Illinois field director



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1for President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and as
2a Trump delegate to the Republican National Convention; and
3    WHEREAS, Matt Mau showed a love for his faith, family, and
4country at an early age; he had a great passion for playing
5poker and for good bourbon; his life was filled with love and
6laughter, and he will be especially remembered for his
7generous spirit and pleasant personality; and
8    WHEREAS, Matt Mau was preceded in death by his
9grandparents, Robert and Dorothy Mau, Frank DeMunbrun, and
10William and Gertrude Frier, and his nephew, Grady Scott; and
11    WHEREAS, Matt Mau is survived by his father, Martin (Lisa)
12Mau; his mother, Maureen Mau; his sisters, Tiffany Thursby,
13Tonya Gibbs, and Meghan Mau; his grandmother, Judy DeMunbrun;
14his nephew, Griffin Gibbs; his niece, Graylyn Gibbs; his aunts
15and uncles; his cousins; and his extended family and friends;
16therefore, be it
18ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
19Matthew "Matt" William Mau and extend our sincere condolences
20to his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be
21it further



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1    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
2presented to the family of Matt Mau as an expression of our
3deepest sympathy.