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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of James R. "Jim" Holt, who passed away on
4November 3, 2013; and
5    WHEREAS, James Holt was born on May 24, 1934 in East Alton;
6his parents were Thomas Raeford and Agnes (nee Iberg) Holt; he
7married the former Jeanne Fudurich on April 12, 1958 in Wood
8River; and
9    WHEREAS, James Holt served his country as a member of the
10United States Army; and
11    WHEREAS, James Holt served as a letter carrier for the
12United States Postal Service for 30 years until his retirement
13in 1989; and
14    WHEREAS, James Holt served as a Trustee of the Village of
15East Alton for 24 years; he was a board member of the Wood
16River Levee and Drainage District for 15 years; he served as a
17school board member for East Alton District #13; he was also a
18member of the Knights of Columbus, a member and past President
19of the East Alton Senior Citizens Club, and a member of Alton
20Eagles Aries 254; and



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1    WHEREAS, James Holt served is survived by his wife, Jeanne;
2his daughters, Elizabeth Kay (Jonathan) Moles and Stacy
3(Phillip) Tierney; and his grandchildren, Hannah and Heather
4Moles and Phillip and Kathleen Tierney; therefore, be it
6ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we, along with his
7family and friends, mourn the passing of James R. "Jim" Holt;
8and be it further
9    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
10presented to the family of James Holt as an expression of our