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 Margaret B. Kaiser, who passed away on July 18, 2001; and

 5        WHEREAS, Mrs.  Kaiser  was  a  graduate  of  Northwestern
 6    University  where  she  served  as  president of the Class of
 7    1922; she was married to the late Paul W. Kaiser and moved to
 8    Waukegan in 1926; and

 9        WHEREAS, Mrs. Kaiser devoted her life  to  enhancing  the
10    social, recreational, and educational opportunities for women
11    and girls in the community; she was a long time member of the
12    governing board and past president of the local YWCA; and

13        WHEREAS,  In 1928, Mrs. Kaiser was one of the co-founders
14    of the  Waukegan  chapter  of  the  American  Association  of
15    University  Women;  during  her  56-year  membership  in  the
16    Waukegan  Women's  Club, she served as an officer and chaired
17    several committees; and

18        WHEREAS, Mrs. Kaiser was  also  a  member  of  the  First
19    United  Methodist Church; she earned the distinction of being
20    one of three lay women in the United States to  be  appointed
21    by  the  YMCA  to  its  national  Hi=Y Committee for boys and
22    girls; she was also the recipient of a humanitarian award  by
23    the  Grove  School  for  services to developmentally disabled
24    children; and

25        WHEREAS, During World War II, Margaret Kaiser  served  on
26    the local operating committee of the USO; and

27        WHEREAS, The passing of Margaret B. Kaiser will be deeply
28    felt  by all who knew and loved her, especially her daughter,
29    Nancy K. (husband, Jackson) Horton; her son, Paul  W.  (wife,
30    Betty)  Kaiser; her six grandchildren; and her thirteen great
31    grandchildren, therefore, be it
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 2    ASSEMBLY  OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
 3    all who  knew  her,  the  death  of  Margaret  B.  Kaiser  of
 4    Waukegan, Illinois; and be it further

 5        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
 6    presented to the  family  of  Margaret  B.  Kaiser  with  our
 7    sincere condolences.

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