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Full Text of SR0200  103rd General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the sudden death of Peter Stempniak of Oak Park,
4who passed away on November 17, 2022 at the age of 36; and
5    WHEREAS, Peter Stempniak was born in Oak Park and attended
6Irving Elementary, Julian Middle School, and Oak Park River
7Forest High School, from which he graduated in 2005; and
8    WHEREAS, Peter Stempniak was a trombone player, wrestler,
9and football player at Oak Park River Forest High School; and
10    WHEREAS, Peter Stempniak later attended Le Cordon Bleu
11College of Culinary Arts in Chicago, pursuing his passion for
12preparing food; and
13    WHEREAS, Peter Stempniak joined the U.S. Marines, where he
14spent time in San Diego and Okinawa, Japan; and
15    WHEREAS, Peter Stempniak married Fiordaliza Nunez in 2010,
16whom he met while both were in a high school work-study program
17at Rush Oak Park Hospital; and
18    WHEREAS, Peter Stempniak was discharged and moved his wife
19and their first-born child to California; and



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1    WHEREAS, Peter Stempniak was a longtime stay-at-home
2father, who enjoyed walking his children to school, making
3lunches, and taking his oldest to wrestling practice; and
4    WHEREAS, Peter Stempniak was active in his church
5community, played the harmonica, and enjoyed fitness and
6movies; and
7    WHEREAS, Peter Stempniak was preceded in death by his
8father, Martin Stempniak, and his half brother, Matthew
9Stempniak; and
10    WHEREAS, Peter Stempniak is survived by his wife,
11Fiordaliza Nunez; his children, Azariah, Luke, Beth, and
12Peter; his siblings, Martin (Jennifer) and Zachary (Melissa)
13Stempniak; his half sister, Margaret (David) Del Vecchio; his
14mother, Agnes Stempniak; his niece, Mia; and his three
15nephews, Calvin, Joseph, and Max; and
16    WHEREAS, Peter Stempniak will be missed by his family,
17many friends, and colleagues; therefore, be it
19ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
20Peter Stempniak and extend our sincere condolences to his



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1family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
3    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
4presented to the family of Peter Stempniak as an expression of
5our deepest sympathy.