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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Harry M. Sandoval of Silvis, who passed
4away on June 24, 2019; and
5    WHEREAS, Harry Sandoval was born in Silvis to Joseph and
6Carmen Morales Sandoval on January 16, 1926; he enlisted in the
7U.S. Navy at the age of 17 and proudly served aboard the USS
8Richard P. Leary during some of the most fierce naval victories
9of World War II, which included eight battles in the South
10Pacific (Saipan, Tinian, Peleliu, Philippines, Leyte Gulf, Iwo
11Jima, Okinawa, and Tokyo Bay) from 1944 to 1946; and
12    WHEREAS, Harry Sandoval worked for International Harvester
13for 41 years, retiring in 1988; he then worked as a driver for
14the Milan Auction for 22 years; and
15    WHEREAS, Harry Sandoval loved to tell the tales of his
16military experience; in 2009, he attended one of the first Quad
17City Honor Flights to Washington D.C., which he considered a
18highlight of his life; he loved spending time with his family
19and cooking and sharing the food he cooked with family and
20friends; and
21    WHEREAS, Harry Sandoval was preceded in death by his



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1parents; his siblings, Peter and John Sandoval, Ruben (Ramona)
2Sandoval, William "Willie" Sandoval, Valencia Garcia, and
3Alfonse Sandoval; and his brother-in-law, Roy Guerrero; and
4    WHEREAS, Harry Sandoval is survived by his son, Harry David
5(Paula) Sandoval; his granddaughters, Shauna (Todd) Fah and
6Amanda (Doug) Curless; his great-granddaughters, Madisyn,
7Bailey, and Allisyn Fah, Aubrey Osborne, and Lily Curless; his
8siblings, Rufina Guerrero, Oscar (Sally) Sandoval, Charlie
9(Ruby) Sandoval, Mary (Phillip) Garza, Joseph "Moe" (Rita)
10Sandoval, and Fred (Pauline) Sandoval; his companion of 41
11years, Carol "Bunnie" Lawrence; and many nieces, nephews,
12great-nieces, and great-nephews; therefore, be it
14ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
15Harry M. Sandoval and extend our sincere condolences to his
16family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
18    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
19presented to the family of Harry Sandoval as an expression of
20our deepest sympathy.