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Full Text of SR0894  99th General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Robert "Bob" Henry Meehan, who passed
4away on August 19, 2015; and
5    WHEREAS, Robert Meehan was born on July 28, 1929 in Bunker
6Hill; his parents were Thomas David, Sr. and Amelia (nee
7Decker) Meehan; he married Leona Heuer on January 7, 1951 in
8Bunker Hill; she passed away on November 5, 2007; he married
9Phyllis Massick on April 28, 2012 in Michigan; and
10    WHEREAS, Robert Meehan was the owner and operator of
11Meehan's Grocery in Bunker Hill and Bethalto; and
12    WHEREAS, Robert Meehan was a member of Our Lady Queen of
13Peace Catholic Church in Bethalto; he was a 4th Degree Knight,
14a Grand Knight, and a member of the Knights of Columbus in
15Bethalto; he was also a Winter Texan and a member of the Sit
16and Chat Club for over 50 years; and
17    WHEREAS, Robert Meehan was preceded in death by his
18parents; his first wife, Leona; and 4 siblings, Thomas Meehan,
19Jr., Kathleen Spellman, Eileen Bode, and Rosemary Hubach; and
20    WHEREAS, Robert Meehan is survived by his wife, Phyllis; 3



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1daughters and their spouses, Diane (Tom) McKaig, Debbie Meehan
2(Deb Bertinetti), and Denise (Greg) Bruckert; 4 grandchildren
3and their spouses, Bret (Melissa) McKaig, Kasey McKaig,
4Kristopher Bruckert, and Kelsey (Justin) Hamilton; 3
5great-grandchildren, Hunter and Brady McKaig and Amelia "Mia"
6Hamilton; a brother-in-law and his wife, Kenneth (Judyth)
7Heuer; several nieces and nephews; and his many extended family
8members; therefore, be it
10ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we, along with his
11family and friends, mourn the passing of Robert "Bob" Henry
12Meehan; and be it further
13    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
14presented to the family of Robert Meehan as an expression of
15our sympathy.