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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Illinois  Senate  wish  to
 3    express  their  sincere condolences to the family and friends
 4    of Walter C. Jahnke of North Chicago,  Illinois,  who  passed
 5    away on March 18, 2001; and

 6        WHEREAS, Walter Jahnke was born on the family farm in St.
 7    Olaf, Iowa, on December 30, 1924; his parents were Walter and
 8    Iva  Jahnke;  he  farmed  with  his  father  in  Lake County,
 9    Illinois; and

10        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Jahnke  was  a  1942  graduate  of  Warren
11    Township High School and attended the University of  Illinois
12    Extension and the College of Lake County; and

13        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Jahnke  worked  and retired from the North
14    Chicago Water Filtration Plant;  he  also  retired  from  the
15    General Fire Extinguisher Corporation; Mr. Jahnke also worked
16    at the Northbrook Water Filtration Plant; and

17        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Jahnke  was  a  Commissioner  on the North
18    Chicago   Housing   Authority,    a    Democratic    precinct
19    committeeman,  a  member  of  the Knights of Columbus #731 of
20    Waukegan, a life member of the  B.P.O.  Elks  Lodge  #702  of
21    Waukegan,  a member of the Holy Name Society, the Holy Rosary
22    Parish, a Merit  Badge  Counselor  with  the  Boy  Scouts  of
23    America  Troop  36  of North Chicago, a member of A.A.R.P., a
24    member of the Lake County Farm Bureau, and a  member  of  the
25    Greater   North   Chicago  Senior  Citizen  Club  (Foss  Park
26    District); and

27        WHEREAS, Mr. Jahnke was an avid gardener and  a  man  who
28    enjoyed fishing with his children; and

29        WHEREAS,  Walter C. Jahnke is survived by his loving wife
30    of forty-eight years, Lorraine; his sons, Glenn Jahnke,  Neal
31    (wife,  Frannie) Jahnke, Mark Jahnke, and David (wife, Susan)
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 1    Jahnke; his daughters, Lynn (husband, Bruce) Synder and Susan
 2    Jahnke;   his    mother-in-law,    Helen    Zdanowicz;    his
 3    grandchildren,  Sara,  Eric, Erin, Paul, Alex, Greg, Maureen,
 4    Austin, Crystal, Bobby, Keri, Claire,  Kaitlin,  and  Jasmin;
 5    and many nieces and nephews; therefore, be it

 7    ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along  with
 8    his family and many friends, the death of Walter C. Jahnke of
 9    North Chicago, Illinois; and be it further

10        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
11    presented to the family of Walter C. Jahnke.

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