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91st General Assembly

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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members of the Senate were saddened to learn
 3    of the death of Ferris A. Coffrin of Charleston  on  Tuesday,
 4    February 22, 2000; and

 5        WHEREAS,  Ferris  Coffrin was born in Luray, Missouri, on
 6    March 9, 1931,  the  son  of  David  A.  and  Phyllis  Watson
 7    Coffrin; he married Betty Johnson in Oakland in 1976; and

 8        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Coffrin  retired from Moore Business Forms
 9    with thirty-seven years of service; and

10        WHEREAS, Mr. Coffrin was a United  States  Navy  veteran,
11    having served in the Korean War; upon his discharge he became
12    a life member in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Paul McVey Post
13    1592 of Charleston; he was a member of the Charleston Masonic
14    Lodge #35, a member of the Cornbelt Shrine, and a 32nd Degree
15    Mason  Danville Consistory; he was one of the Founders of the
16    Fourth of July Committee; and

17        WHEREAS,  A  loving  husband,  father,  and  grandfather,
18    Ferris Coffrin will  be  deeply  missed  by  his  family  and
19    friends,  especially his wife, Betty; his sons, Kim and Corey
20    Coffrin; his daughter, Tammy  Coffrin;  his  daughter-in-law,
21    Elisha  Coffrin;  and  his  grandchildren, Trevor Coffrin and
22    Reece Coffrin; therefore, be it

24    ASSEMBLY  OF  THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we note with sorrow
25    and regret the death of Ferris  A.  Coffrin  and  extend  our
26    sincere  condolences  to  his  family  and friends; and be it
27    further

28        RESOLVED, That a suitable  copy  of  this  resolution  be
29    presented to his widow, Betty Coffrin.

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