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SR0057 93rd General Assembly


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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Senate  of  the  State  of
 3    Illinois  were  saddened  to  learn of the death of Ronald G.
 4    Ivall, the mayor of Monticello, on Monday, February 10, 2003;
 5    and

 6        WHEREAS, Mr. Ivall  was  born  on  February  1,  1934  in
 7    Kankakee to George Marcus Ivall and Hannah M. DuBre Ivall; he
 8    married Lynn on February 1, 1966; and

 9        WHEREAS,  Mayor Ivall served Monticello as Superintendent
10    of City Services from 1976 to 1996; he returned to serve  the
11    community  as Mayor in 2001; he will be remembered as a Mayor
12    who  took  a  "hands-on"  approach   to   strengthening   his
13    community;  if  a  water  line  broke,  he was known to get a
14    shovel and contribute to the digging; and

15        WHEREAS, One of Mayor Ivall's dreams  was  to  restore  a
16    strong  sense  of  community  to  Monticello; he will also be
17    remembered for standing his ground over causes he  championed
18    and for his knowledge of his community; and

19        WHEREAS,  Mayor  Ivall was a member of First Presbyterian
20    Church of Monticello and Monticello Masonic Lodge 58 AF & AM;
21    and

22        WHEREAS, The passing of Mayor Ivall will be  deeply  felt
23    by  many,  especially his wife, Lynn; his sons, Kevin Patrick
24    and  Randy  Ivall;  his  daughters,  Rhonda  Anderson,  Becky
25    Andruczyk, Cindy Reeder, and Tracey Blackwell;  his  brother,
26    Jerry   Ivall;   his   17   grandchildren;   and   his  seven
27    great-grandchildren; therefore, be it

29    ASSEMBLY  OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing
30    of Ronald G.  Ivall,  mayor  of  Monticello,  and  offer  his
31    family, friends, and community our sincerest condolences; and
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 1    be it further

 2        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
 3    presented to the family of Mayor Ronald G. Ivall as  a  token
 4    of our deepest sympathy.