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Full Text of SR1046  102nd General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the death of Leonard A. Hylla of Granite City, who
4passed away on May 10, 2022; and
5    WHEREAS, Leonard Hylla was born to Steve and Mary
6(Rogaczewski) Hylla in Beaucoup on April 28, 1931; he served
7in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953; he married Loretta A. Kelio
8at St. Mary's Greek Catholic Church in Madison on May 7, 1955;
10    WHEREAS, Leonard Hylla worked for International Shoe
11Company for 22 years; he later began his career with the State
12of Illinois, serving with the Emergency Patrol for a year and a
13half; he then worked for the Secretary of State Police as an
14investigator until his retirement in 1991, after 21 years of
15service; and
16    WHEREAS, Leonard Hylla was a faithful member of St. Mary &
17St. Mark Parish in Madison; he was also a member of the Knights
18of Columbus, St. Mary's Booster Club, the American Legion, and
19St. Stanislaus Lodge #1004 in Madison; and
20    WHEREAS, Leonard Hylla enjoyed his days of playing golf,
21going to the horse races, and traveling the world with his wife



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1and family through the years; he cherished his grandchildren
2and will be remembered for the love and special times shared
3with family and friends; and
4    WHEREAS, Leonard Hylla was preceded in death by his
5parents and his eight siblings, Lambert Hylla, Richard Hylla,
6Dolores Carter, Clarence Hylla, Marcella Tilton, Norma
7Schwendemann, Robert Hylla, and Ralph Hylla; and
8    WHEREAS, Leonard Hylla is survived by his beloved wife of
967 years; his four children, Judge David (Anita) Hylla, Sister
10Linda Hylla C.D.P., Elaine (Charlie) Dust, and Kurt (Mary)
11Hylla; his six grandchildren, Lauren Dust, Eric Dust, Kyle
12Hylla, Nicholas Hylla, Amelia Hylla, and Madeline Hylla; his
13two sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Alberta Mikolaszuk
14and Dorothy and Tom Voloski; his many nieces and nephews; his
15other extended family; and his many friends; therefore, be it
17ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
18Leonard Hylla and extend our sincere condolences to his
19family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
21    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
22presented to the family of Leonard Hylla as an expression of



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1our deepest sympathy.