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Full Text of SR0381  95th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3 learn of the death of Frank Lewis of Peoria, who passed away on
4 September 19, 2007; and
5     WHEREAS, Frank Lewis was born on October 17, 1942 in
6 Peoria; he was the son of Charles K. and Laura (Jarvis) Lewis;
7 he married Paula J. Navaressi on October 19, 1963 in Peoria;
8 and
9     WHEREAS, Frank Lewis was the owner and operator of Lewis
10 Optical in Peoria; he was also employed at Green View Nursery
11 Tree Farm in Peoria; and
12     WHEREAS, Frank Lewis was a member of the Peoria Optimists;
13 he was a commissioner on the Peoria Historic Commission; he was
14 a member of the Renaissance Park Commission; he was a board
15 member of the Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation; he was the
16 founder and a past president of the Olde Towne Historic
17 Residence Association; he believed in the City of Peoria and
18 worked tirelessly on its behalf; in honor of his dedication to
19 the community, the Frank D. Lewis Park was unveiled at the
20 corner of Wayne and Northeast Monroe Streets on July 12, 2007;
21 and



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1     WHEREAS, Frank Lewis was preceded in death by his parents,
2 Charles and Laura; and
3     WHEREAS, Frank Lewis is survived by his wife, Paula; his
4 daughter, Lisa A. Slane; his granddaughter, Alexandra Slane;
5 and his brother, Bill Lewis; therefore, be it
7 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
8 his family and friends, the passing of Frank Lewis; and be it
9 further
10     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
11 presented to the family of Frank Lewis as an expression of our
12 sympathy.