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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3 learn of the death of Pauline Heward of Peoria, who passed away
4 on July 18, 2008; and
5     WHEREAS, Pauline Heward was born on October 8, 1930 in
6 Peoria; her parents were Elmer Paul and Hazel Violet Flinner
7 Bayer; she married her husband, Duane, on May 20, 1978; and
8     WHEREAS, Pauline Heward graduated from Wyoming High School
9 in 1948 and attended Brown's Business College; she was employed
10 with Caterpillar as a corporate accountant for 35 years until
11 her retirement on January 1, 1991; and
12     WHEREAS, Pauline Heward was a member of Glen Oak Christian
13 Church, where she served on the board as Financial Secretary
14 for many years; and
15     WHEREAS, Pauline Heward was very active as a community
16 volunteer, working with RSVP, the Red Cross, and was a founding
17 member of Habitat for Humanity in the Peoria area; she was very
18 touched when she and her husband were the original recipients
19 of the Volunteer of the Year Award given by Counseling & Family
20 Services, which has continued to be given annually as The Duane &
21 Polly Heward Volunteer of the Year Award; therefore, be it



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2 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
3 her family and friends, the passing of Pauline Heward; and be
4 it further
5     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
6 presented to the family of Pauline Heward as an expression of
7 our sympathy.