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 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

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
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 1    sympathy.

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