State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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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 Bruno R. Somenzi, who passed away on April 27, 2001; and

 5        WHEREAS, Bruno R. Somenzi was born on September 17,  1917
 6    in   Oglesby,   Illinois;  he  was  a  resident  of  Highland
 7    Park/Highwood for the past eighty years; and

 8        WHEREAS, Bruno R. Somenzi served  in  the  United  States
 9    Army during World War II; and

10        WHEREAS,  Bruno  R. Somenzi was a pitcher for the Chicago
11    Cubs in the 1940s; he was also  active  with  the  Children's
12    PeeWee and Poney Leagues in Highland Park and Highwood; and

13        WHEREAS, Bruno R. Somenzi worked for the City of Highland
14    Park's Park District in the baseball field and in later years
15    worked for the Lake County Recorder's Office in the microfilm
16    department; and

17        WHEREAS,  Bruno  R. Somenzi was a member of the St. James
18    Church in Highwood, the Highwood American  Legion  Post  501,
19    and the Highwood Bocce Ball Club; and

20        WHEREAS,  The  passing of Bruno R. Somenzi will be deeply
21    felt by all who knew and  loved  him,  especially  his  wife,
22    Gilda;  his children, Terry, Darre Shimizu, Candace (husband,
23    Richard) Schuettner, and Stefany  (husband,  Patrick)  Early;
24    his   six   grandchildren;   and  his  sister,  Olga  Potker;
25    therefore, be it

27    ASSEMBLY  OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
28    all who knew him, the death of Bruno R. Somenzi  of  Highland
29    Park, Illinois; and be it further

30        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
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 1    presented to the family of Bruno R. Somenzi with our  sincere
 2    condolences.

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