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Full Text of SR1346  98th General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Rickie D. Grashoff of East Peoria, who
4passed away on June 18, 2014; and
5    WHEREAS, Rickie Grashoff was born on May 29, 1949 in Pekin;
6his parents were Walter and Elvira (nee Neisman) Grashoff; he
7married Glenda Sue Bomer on March 13, 2001 in Pekin; and
8    WHEREAS, Rickie Grashoff served his country as a member of
9the United States Navy; and
10    WHEREAS, Rickie Grashoff worked for D.J. Mahoney
11Construction until 1986; he then worked for the Illinois
12Department of Transportation until 2012, when he retired after
1326 years of service; he was working as a Tazewell County
14Bailiff at the time of his passing; and
15    WHEREAS, Rickie Grashoff was a member of the Twin Oaks
16Missionary Baptist Church in East Peoria, Teamsters Local #623,
17and the Republican Party, and he was President of the Teamsters
18Retirement Group; he was named Tazewell County Republican of
19the Year in 2009; and
20    WHEREAS, Rickie Grashoff was a fan of all sports, but



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1especially the St. Louis Cardinals; he also enjoyed playing
2baseball, softball, golfing, and bowling; and
3    WHEREAS, Rickie Grashoff was preceded in death by his
4parents; and
5    WHEREAS, Rickie Grashoff is survived by his wife, Glenda; 2
6sons, Mike Grashoff and Joshua Grashoff; 2 daughters, Jessica
7(Curtis) Beiersdorf and Shellie (Jeremy) Benson; 6
8grandchildren, Eric and Madison Grashoff, Xander Beiersdorf,
9and Jeremiah, Luke, and Matthew Benson; a great-granddaughter,
10Leah Grashoff: 2 brothers, Joe (Mary) Shallenberger and Ronnie
11(Rita) Grashoff; and a sister, Pat (Jake) Sturm; therefore, be
14ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we, along with his
15family and friends, mourn the passing of Rickie D. Grashoff;
16and be it further
17    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
18presented to the family of Rickie Grashoff as an expression of
19our sympathy.