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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Steven A. "Steve" Sheldon of Hillsdale,
4who passed away on May 18, 2018; and
5    WHEREAS, Steve Sheldon was born in Geneseo to Ralph and
6Marjorie Hugart Sheldon on January 7, 1952; he served in the
7United States Army and was a Vietnam Veteran; he married Debbie
8Carmichael at Hillsdale Methodist Church on September 9, 1972;
10    WHEREAS, Steve Sheldon retired from the maintenance
11department at John Deere after 35 years of service; he also
12served his community as a former police officer of Geneseo and
13Police Chief of Hillsdale; and
14    WHEREAS, Steve Sheldon enjoyed remodeling homes, fishing,
15and visiting Myrtle Beach; he cherished his family and was a
16loving husband, son, brother, and father; and
17    WHEREAS, Steve Sheldon was preceded in death by his father;
18his in-laws, Bill and Marina Carmichael; his grandparents,
19Charles and Gladys Hugart; his special aunt, Shirley; and his
20many aunts and uncles; and



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1    WHEREAS, Steve Sheldon is survived by his wife, Debbie; his
2mother, Marjorie; his children, Threasa (Ron Whittington)
3Sheldon and Troy (Alicia) Sheldon; his grandchildren, Dallas,
4Brandon, Dreyven, and Lillian; and his siblings, Bill
5(Patricia) Sheldon and Dick (Debbie) Sheldon; therefore, be it
7ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
8Steven A. "Steve" Sheldon and extend our sincere condolences to
9his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
11    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
12presented to the family of Steve Sheldon as an expression of
13our deepest sympathy.