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SR0059 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 Lester J.
 4    Schmitz of Tower Hill on February 4, 2003; and

 5        WHEREAS, Mr. Schmitz was born on July 27, 1935 in  Shelby
 6    County,  the  son  of  Winand  and  Ludvina  Nold Schmitz; he
 7    married Joyce M. Hielscher in 1959; and

 8        WHEREAS, Mr.  Schmitz  graduated  from  Tower  Hill  High
 9    School;  he was a U.S. Army veteran and worked at Caterpillar
10    for 10 years; he later owned and  operated  Schmitz  Plumbing
11    for 40 years; and

12        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Schmitz  was  a  member  of  St. Patrick's
13    Catholic Church; and

14        WHEREAS, Mr. Schmitz's passing will be deeply felt by all
15    his friends and family, especially his wife, Joyce; his three
16    daughters, Kathleen (husband, John) Klein, Susan Beeson,  and
17    Judith  Schmitz;  his  two  sons, Joseph (wife, Cynthia), and
18    William (wife,  Lisa)  Schmitz;  his  14  grandchildren;  his
19    great-grandchild; his four brothers, Clarence Schmitz, Eugene
20    Schmitz, Raymond Schmitz, and Leland Schmitz; and his sister,
21    Rosemary Huttes; therefore, be it

23    ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the  passing
24    of  Lester J. Schmitz, along with all who knew and loved him,
25    and extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends;
26    and be it further

27        RESOLVED, That a suitable  copy  of  this  resolution  be
28    presented to the family of Lester J. Schmitz with our deepest
29    sympathy.