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92_SR0579 LRB9218467HShs 1 SENATE RESOLUTION 2 WHEREAS, The members of the Senate of the State of 3 Illinois were saddened to learn of the death of Raymond F. 4 Bryska of Palos Heights on Saturday, December 28, 2002; and 5 WHEREAS, Mr. Bryska was born on January 24, 1914 in 6 Chicago; he served in the U.S. Army during WWII as a 7 paratrooper and was a recipient of the Purple Heart and 8 Bronze Star; and 9 WHEREAS, Mr. Bryska was an active and energetic civic 10 leader; he had served as an Alderman for the City of Palos 11 Heights from 1977 to 1991; he had served as President and was 12 the Secretary of the Palos Lions Club, was a member of Palos 13 Heights V.F.W. Post #7454, and had served as President for 14 the Ishnala Home Owners Association; and 15 WHEREAS, A humble and generous person, it has been said 16 of Ray that he was not only a gift to his family, but a gift 17 to his community; his passing will be deeply felt by all who 18 knew him, especially his wife, Eleanor A.; his children, 19 Pattie (Frederick) Muller and Raymond W. (Sandee) Bryska; his 20 grandchildren, Catherine (Brad) Jongsma, Andrea (Brad) Kuhn, 21 Jill (Saul) Tonielli, and Nicholas Muller; his 22 great-grandchild, Miles Tonielli; his nephews, Raymond and 23 John Bandusky; and his stepsisters, Gertrude Vanella and Rita 24 Swiderski; therefore, be it 25 RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-SECOND GENERAL 26 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing 27 of Raymond F. Bryska, whose noble contributions to his 28 community will be long remembered, and offer our sincere 29 condolences to his family and friends; and be it further 30 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be 31 presented to the family of Raymond F. Bryska with our deepest -2- LRB9218467HShs 1 sympathy.
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