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Full Text of SR1499  100th General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Ruben Sandoval of Silvis, who passed away
4on March 3, 2018; and
5    WHEREAS, Ruben Sandoval was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to
6Joseph and Carmen (Morales) Sandoval on July 2, 1922; he
7graduated from United Township High School in 1940; he was a
8Dispatch Golden Glove Boxing Champion with the Viscioni Tigers
9Boxing Gym in East Moline in 1941; he enlisted in the United
10States Coast Guard in 1943; he proudly served as a Gunner's
11Mate on the USS Gallup (PF-47) and was honorably discharged in
121946; he married Ramona Garcia at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
13on October 23, 1948; and
14    WHEREAS, Ruben Sandoval retired from IH Harvester as a
15repairman in 1980; and
16    WHEREAS, Ruben Sandoval was a lifetime member of Our Lady
17of Guadalupe Catholic Church, a past member of Father PRO
18Society, and a past Commander of VFW Post 8890 in East Moline;
19he enjoyed cutting grass, carpentry, and working with stained
20glass; he was proud to have built his own home; and
21    WHEREAS, Ruben Sandoval was preceded in death by his wife,



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1Ramona, and his siblings, William "Willie" Sandoval, Valencia
2(Raymond) Garcia, and Alphonse Sandoval; and
3    WHEREAS, Ruben Sandoval is survived by his son, Mike; his
4siblings, Rufina Guerrero, Mary (Phillip) Garza, Harry
5Sandoval, Oscar (Sally) Sandoval, Charles (Ruby) Sandoval,
6Joseph Jr. (Rita) Sandoval, and Fred (Pauline) Sandoval; his
7sister-in-law, Emma Sandoval; and his many nieces and nephews;
8therefore, be it
10ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
11Ruben Sandoval and extend our sincere condolences to his
12family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
14    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
15presented to the family of Ruben Sandoval as an expression of
16our deepest sympathy.