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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Nancy Hadley Shapland of Champaign, who
4passed away on October 24, 2018; and
5    WHEREAS, Nancy Shapland was born to Roy O. and Evelyn
6Hadley on December 18, 1937; she attended Purdue University and
7then moved to Champaign, where she worked at the Meyer Capel
8Law Firm and met and later married George Shapland; and
9    WHEREAS, Nancy Shapland had a passion for music and piano;
10she played piano for the Purdue Glee Club in college and later
11was the pianist for many of the Junior League performances and
12the Champaign Rotary Club; she had perfect pitch and could play
13anything she heard; she was also known to frequently play
14between sets of band performances; and
15    WHEREAS, Nancy Shapland started showing dogs in the early
161970s, starting with golden retrievers and then bichon frises;
17she finished championships with over 17 dogs; she was an
18American Kennel Club judge and was a dedicated and respected
19member of the Bichon Frise Club of America, where she served on
20many committees, held the office of treasurer, and served as
21president for eight years; and



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1    WHEREAS, Nancy Shapland loved sports, especially her
2children's sporting activities in high school, and was known to
3"help" the referees call their games to such an extent that her
4friends gave her a referee uniform shirt of her own to wear to
5high school games; she also once received a "technical foul"
6from a referee at an Illinois basketball game while expressing
7her dislike for a call during a time out; her bridge club was
8also a very special part of her life for over 50 years; and
9    WHEREAS, Nancy Shapland was preceded in death by her
10parents; and
11    WHEREAS, Nancy Shapland is survived by her husband of 55
12years, George; her children, Charlie (Julie) Shapland and his
13children, Nick and Hadley, Mark Shapland and his children, Dan,
14John, and Drew, and their mother, Debby, and Laura (Brent
15Koester) Shapland and her daughter, Chloe; and Nancy's sister,
16Sarah Hadley; therefore, be it
18ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
19Nancy Hadley Shapland and extend our sincere condolences to her
20family, friends, and all who knew and loved her; and be it
22    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be



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1presented to the family of Nancy Shapland as an expression of
2our deepest sympathy.