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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Luke A. Sloman of Girard, who passed away
4on August 2, 2014; and
5    WHEREAS, Luke Sloman was born on July 8, 1986 in
6Springfield; his parents were Rick and Pam (nee Nichols)
7Sloman; and
8    WHEREAS, Luke Sloman graduated from Girard High School in
92004; and
10    WHEREAS, Luke Sloman was employed with Senator Deanna
11Demuzio's campaign and at Ameren Temp Services; and
12    WHEREAS, Luke Sloman loved all sports, including soccer,
13baseball, and golf; and
14    WHEREAS, Luke Sloman was a member of Oak Leaf Country Club
15and spent most of his time playing golf until he was unable to
16play anymore; he looked forward to playing cards and watching
17the golfers from inside the clubhouse in recent years; he was
18also an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox fan; and
19    WHEREAS, Luke Sloman is preceded in death by his



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1grandparents, Bob and Betty Sloman, and an uncle, Rusty Sloman;
3    WHEREAS, Luke Sloman is survived by his parents; a brother,
4Ryan (Sarah Hazelwood); 2 sisters, Kelsey (Kyle Dillon) and
5Kristin (Taylor Hays); 3 nieces and nephews, Brenna, Hadley,
6and Carter Sloman; his grandparents, Neal and Ruth Nichols; and
7several aunts, uncles, and cousins; therefore, be it
9ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we, along with his
10family and friends, mourn the passing of Luke A. Sloman; and be
11it further
12    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
13presented to the family of Luke Sloman as an expression of our