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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are  saddened
 3    to  learn  of  the  death  of  Lynn M. Rokita, of Belleville,
 4    Illinois; and

 5        WHEREAS, Lynn Rokita was born in Belleville, Illinois, on
 6    May 14, 1977; her parents are James and Sharon Rokita; and

 7        WHEREAS, Lynn Rokita was a graduate of Signal Hill  Grade
 8    School;  she  graduated  from Belleville Township High School
 9    West in 1995; in high school she participated in cheerleading
10    for four years, was an assistant editor for the  high  school
11    newspaper,  the High News, and was a member of the Model U.N.
12    Club; and

13        WHEREAS, Lynn  Rokita  was  attending  Southern  Illinois
14    University  in  Edwardsville,  where  she  was  finishing her
15    fourth year as a speech and mass communications major; and

16        WHEREAS, Lynn Rokita  was  employed  as  a  waitress  and
17    bartender  at Houlihan's Restaurant in Fairview Heights and a
18    sales clerk at Structure Clothing, also in Fairview  Heights;
19    she had recently completed a public relations internship with
20    the  American  Heart  Association  in  Phoenix, Arizona; Lynn
21    Rokita also attended Blessed Sacrament Church; and

22        WHEREAS, Lynn Rokita is survived by  her  parents,  James
23    and  Sharon;  her  brother, David M. Rokita; her grandmother,
24    Lucille E. Rokita; her uncle and aunt,  Thomas  R.  and  Ruth
25    Mabry, and her aunt, Patricia Schmidt; therefore, be it

27    ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along  with
28    her   family  and  friends,  the  death  of  Lynn  Rokita  of
29    Belleville, Illinois; may they find comfort in this  time  of
30    loss; and be it further
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 1        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
 2    presented to the family of Lynn Rokita.

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