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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Laura Pearl Warnick of Elwin, who passed
4away on June 17, 2015; and
5    WHEREAS, Laura Warnick was born on July 29, 1927 in
6Moweaqua; her parents were Roy and Rosa (nee Larosa) Portwood;
7she married James Warnick on May 17, 1958; and
8    WHEREAS, Laura Warnick served as the Town Clerk of South
9Wheatland Township for over 30 years; and
10    WHEREAS, Laura Warnick was a member of the Elwin United
11Methodist Church and had played the piano at the church for
12over 50 years; she was also an active leader and pianist at the
13Bible Study Fellowship for 15 years; and
14    WHEREAS, Laura Warnick was preceded in death by her
15parents; a daughter, Kathy; and a brother, Earl; and
16    WHEREAS, Laura Warnick is survived by her husband, Jim; a
17daughter, Julie McClarey; a grandson, Ryan McClarey; 2
18granddaughters, Brittany (Matt) Buetow and Jennifer McClarey;
19and a great-grandson, Matthew Buetow; therefore, be it



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