State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Illinois  Senate  wish  to
 3    express  their  sincere condolences to the family and friends
 4    of William J. Drury, who passed away on March 15, 2002; and

 5        WHEREAS, William J. Drury was born on September  3,  1920
 6    in  Carlinville,  Illinois,  to  Charles  Edwin and Elizabeth
 7    Terlip Drury; he married Alice Hammann Tostberg in 1988; and

 8        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Drury  was  a  builder,  contractor,   and
 9    carpenter;  he  co-owned  Drury  Co.,  retiring  in the early
10    1970s; and

11        WHEREAS, Mr. Drury was a United States  Navy  veteran  of
12    World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater; and

13        WHEREAS, Mr. Drury was a member of Saints Mary and Joseph
14    Church  and  John  L.  Meyer  VFW;  he  was  a past member of
15    Carlinville Country Club and Carlinville Elks Lodge; and

16        WHEREAS, The passing of William J. Drury will  be  deeply
17    felt  by  all  who  knew  and loved him, especially his wife,
18    Alice; his daughters, Marsha (husband, Kurt) Mundstock, Sonya
19    Drury, and  Angela  (husband,  Vern  II)  Hawkins;  his  four
20    grandchildren;  his  great-grandchild; his brother, Robert E.
21    Drury; his sister, Louise (husband, Louis) Darscheid; and his
22    many nieces and nephews; therefore, be it

24    ASSEMBLY  OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
25    all  who  knew  him,  the  death  of  William  J.  Drury   of
26    Carlinville, Illinois; and be it further

27        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
28    presented to the family of William J. Drury with our  sincere
29    condolences.

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