SR0207 LRB095 12254 KXB 36730 r


2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3 learn of the death of Jeanette Eleanor (Fagan) Stried of
4 Winthrop Harbor, who passed away on March 25, 2007; and
5     WHEREAS, Jeanette Stried was the daughter of Delia (and
6 James R. Fagan) and William Shebesta; she was born July 1, 1920
7 and lived nearly her entire life in North Chicago; she married
8 Howard Stried on February 14, 1941, in Dubuque, Iowa, and they
9 were married for 63 years; and
10     WHEREAS, Jeanette Stried attended Holy Family Catholic
11 Grade School in North Chicago and Waukegan Township High
12 School; and
13     WHEREAS, She was a life-long member of Royal Neighbors,
14 Chairman of the Leo Kukla Mayoral Campaign (North Chicago), and
15 Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission of the city of
16 North Chicago for many years; and
17     WHEREAS, Jeanette Stried was preceded in death by her
18 husband, Howard A. Stried; her sisters, Helen Fagan, Delia
19 (Christian) Elfert, Ruth (Joseph) Greenfield, Florence
20 (Fredrick) Krause, Eleanor (Edward) Dolinar, and Billy Jean
21 (Samuel) Lynch; and her brothers, Charles E. (Maxine) Fagan,



SR0207 - 2 - LRB095 12254 KXB 36730 r

1 James R. (Pauline) Fagan; and her great-grandson, Matthew
2 Elliott; and
3     WHEREAS, She left behind many who will miss her terribly,
4 including her daughter, Judy (John) Van Dien: her
5 granddaughter, Johnette Van Dien; her great-granddaughter,
6 Johnna-Marie Stried Van Dien; her grandson, John (Kathleen) Van
7 Dien; her great-granddaughter, Madisyn Jeanette Van Dien; her
8 great-grandsons, Andrew and Ryan Elliott; her
9 great-granddaughter, Patricia Elliott; and her sister, Betty
10 Jean (Curtis) Carmen; also grieving her loss are God-child,
11 Laura Lee (Joseph) Herrington and God-grandson, Mark
12 Herrington; her God-granddaughter, Rev. Jody Lee Herrington;
13 her God-grandson, Christopher Herrington; her longtime best
14 friend, Jean (Leo) Kukla; her many nieces and nephews,
15 including, Judy (Fagan) Fojtik, Ruth (Elfert) Prais, and
16 Professor Steven "Randy" (Carol) Lynch; and Lake County
17 Under-Sheriff Charles Fagan; therefore, be it
19 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
20 her family and friends, the passing of Jeanette Eleanor Stried;
21 and be it further
22     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
23 presented to the family of Jeanette Eleanor Stried as a symbol



SR0207 - 3 - LRB095 12254 KXB 36730 r

1 of our sympathy.