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Full Text of SR0264  96th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3 learn of the death of John Bloomfield "J.B." Ryan, of
4 Carlinville, who passed away on May 5, 2009; and
5     WHEREAS, He was born May 19, 1928, in Carlinville, the son
6 of Richard and Angela Bloomfield Ryan; he married Betty Ann
7 Nester on July 8, 1950, at St. Mary's Church; and
8     WHEREAS, Mr. Ryan was a United States Army veteran of the
9 Korean War, retiring as a sergeant first class; he worked for
10 Kufa and Son for several years and retired from the Illinois
11 Secretary of State's driver services in 1991; and
12     WHEREAS, He was a member of the Carlinville Elks Lodge,
13 John L. Meyer VFW, and Guy Baird American Legion Post; he
14 coached Carlinville Little League for over 20 years and was an
15 avid Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, and Notre Dame football fan;
16 and
17     WHEREAS, He was preceded in death by his parents; his
18 brother, Richard Ryan; his sister, Rosemary Hoelting; and his
19 grandson, Matthew James Ryan; and
20     WHEREAS, John Bloomfield "J.B." Ryan is survived by his



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1 wife, Betty; his sons, Patrick Ryan, Mike (wife, Beth) Ryan,
2 Tim (wife, Sheri) Ryan, and Dan Ryan; his daughter, Peggy
3 (husband, Todd) Egizii; his 12 grandchildren; and his several
4 nieces and nephews; therefore, be it
6 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
7 his family and friends, the passing of John Bloomfield "J.B."
8 Ryan; and be it further
9     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
10 presented to the family of John Bloomfield "J.B." Ryan as a
11 symbol of our sincere sympathy.