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Full Text of SR0996  100th General Assembly

SR0996 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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SENATE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Mike Shea of Pekin, who passed away on
4October 8, 2017; and
 
5    WHEREAS, Mike Shea was born in Peoria to James D. and Ruth
6A. Marchino Shea on July 19, 1940; he married Trudy Ann Durbin
7in Pekin on October 12, 1963; and
 
8    WHEREAS, Mike Shea served in the United States Air Force
9National Guard and worked for Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation,
10from which he retired; and
 
11    WHEREAS, Mike Shea was a member of St. Joseph Catholic
12Church in Pekin; he was active in the Knights of Columbus,
13Cursillo, the We Are the Church spiritual renewal program, and
14the Prison Ministry; he was a basketball coach at St. Joseph
15Catholic School and a Committee Representative for the United
16Steel Workers; he was a foster parent to over 300 children; and
 
17    WHEREAS, Mike Shea was an avid Cardinals fan; he was a
18devoted father, grandfather, brother, and friend; he was his
19grandchildren's biggest fan; and
 
20    WHEREAS, Mike Shea was preceded in death by his parents;

 

 

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1his wife, Trudy; his son, Dennis Shea; his granddaughter,
2Carolyn Jane Shea; his sister, Delia Ryan; and his brother,
3James Shea; and
 
4    WHEREAS, Mike Shea is survived by his daughter, Denise
5Goessman; his grandchildren, Alli (Ryan) McClanahan, Natalie
6Shea, Shea Goessman, William Shea, Elizabeth Shea, and Addison
7Goessman; his sisters, Mary (Robert) Gover, Ann (Robert)
8Hickey, Pat (Jay) Bednar, and Fran (Joe) Crusen; his brothers,
9John (Pat) Shea M.D., Tom (Ann) Shea, Tim (Mary) Shea, and Pete
10Shea; his brother-in-law, Jack Ryan; his sister-in-law, Cathy
11Shea; his daughter-in-law, Jessica Shea; his many nieces and
12nephews; his companion, Brenda Simon; therefore, be it
 
13    RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE ONE HUNDREDTH GENERAL
14ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
15Mike Shea an extend our sincere condolences to his family,
16friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it further
 
17    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
18presented to the family of Mike Shea as an expression of our
19deepest sympathy.