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Full Text of SR0656  102nd General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the death of Mary L. Haynes of Peoria, who passed
4away on November 26, 2021; and
5    WHEREAS, Mary Haynes was born to Silas and Lydia (Steiner)
6Hohulin in Peoria Heights on July 17, 1942; and
7    WHEREAS, Mary Haynes was the first female elected as the
8Peoria City Clerk/Town Clerk and enjoyed the privilege of
9working for the citizens of Peoria from 1985 to 2012; one of
10her most satisfying roles was to chair the "Rediscovering City
11Hall" project, which brought the Peoria City Hall back to its
12former glory; and
13    WHEREAS, Mary Haynes was a longtime member of Grace
14Presbyterian Church but recently enjoyed attending services
15with her family at Great Oaks Community Church; she placed her
16faith at the forefront of her life, followed by family and then
17friends; and
18    WHEREAS, Mary Haynes loved spending time with her family
19and friends, playing bridge and golf, attending the Peoria
20Symphony, and writing poetry; she also loved teaching Sunday
21school and speaking on topics in the Clerk's profession; she



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1enjoyed watching Bradley Braves basketball, Cubs baseball, and
2her grandsons' sporting events; she was a devoted mother and
3grandmother; and
4    WHEREAS, Mary Haynes was preceded in death by her three
5brothers, Martin, Al, and Vern; her sister, Ruth Huthmann; her
6brothers-in-law, George Huthmann and Silas Knobloch; and her
7dear sisters-in-law, Mary Kay (Schupp) Hohulin and Shirley
8(Leman) Hohulin; and
9    WHEREAS, Mary Haynes is survived by her son, Eric
10(Theresa) Haynes; her daughter, Kris Hohulin; her two
11grandchildren, Calvin Haynes and Alex (Mercedes) Haynes; her
12great-granddaughter, Hope; her many nieces and nephews; her
13sister, Edith Knobloch; her brothers, Ben (Lynette) Hohulin
14and Melvin Hohulin; and her sisters-in-law, Marie Hohulin and
15Marty Kupfer; therefore, be it
17ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
18Mary L. Haynes and extend our sincere condolences to her
19family, friends, and all who knew and loved her; and be it
21    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
22presented to the family of Mary Haynes as an expression of our



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1deepest sympathy.