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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members of the Senate were saddened to learn
 3    of the death of Johanna Heinz Leritz Tinnea of Taylorville on
 4    Sunday, May 2, 1999; and

 5        WHEREAS, She was born in Boise,  Idaho,  on  October  20,
 6    1914,  the  daughter  of  Charles  and Lillie Ebel Heinz; she
 7    graduated from Lincoln College in 1934; and

 8        WHEREAS, She first married John J. Leritz in 1935 and  he
 9    preceded  her in death on November 15, 1964; she then married
10    Paul Roe Tinnea on October 4, 1968 and  he  preceded  her  in
11    death on May 24, 1990; and

12        WHEREAS,  Mrs.  Tinnea  was  a member of Trinity Lutheran
13    Church in Taylorville and the Ladies Aid of the  Church;  she
14    was  affiliated with St. Vincent Memorial Hospital Auxiliary,
15    the St. Vincent Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, and the
16    Federated Woman's Club  of  Taylorville;  and  she  was  past
17    president  of  West  School  P.T.A.  and  was a member of the
18    Library Board in Taylorville; and

19        WHEREAS, Her passing will be deeply felt  by  her  family
20    and  friends,  especially  her  sons,  John  and  James;  her
21    daughters,    Joan    Dowler    and   Jayne   Mazzotti;   her
22    daughter-in-law, Barbara; her sons-in-law, Donald Dowler  and
23    Jack  Mazzotti;  10 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren;
24    therefore, be it

26    ASSEMBLY  OF  THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we note with sorrow
27    and regret the death  of  Johanna  Heinz  Leritz  Tinnea  and
28    extend our sincere condolences to her family and friends; and
29    be it further

30        RESOLVED,  That  suitable  copies  of  this resolution be
31    presented to her family.

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