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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Illinois  Senate  wish  to
 3    express  their  sincere condolences to the family and friends
 4    of John S. Stout of Chatham, Illinois,  who  passed  away  on
 5    October 20, 2000; and

 6        WHEREAS,  John  S. Stout was born on November 12, 1919 to
 7    John and Villa Mae  Stout  on  the  Stout  family  farm  near
 8    Chatham; and

 9        WHEREAS, John S. Stout attended Ball Township High School
10    and  the  University of Illinois at Champaign, where he was a
11    member of Chi Beta fraternity; and

12        WHEREAS, after graduation, John S. Stout worked for  Case
13    Farm  Implement  for about a year, and farmed the family land
14    for more than 50 years; and

15        WHEREAS, John S. Stout was a United States  Army  Veteran
16    of  World  War  II,  he was a part of the 101st Airborne that
17    was stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia; and

18        WHEREAS, John S. Stout proudly served his  community  and
19    beyond  with  his memberships to the following organizations:
20    the Chatham Elevator Board, the Sangamon County  Farm  Bureau
21    Board,  as  elder  and  clerk  of the session for the Chatham
22    Presbyterian Church and as Ball Township assessor; he  was  a
23    member  of  American  Legion  Post 759 and the VFW Post 4763,
24    both of Chatham; and

25        WHEREAS, The passing of John S. Stout will be deeply felt
26    by all who knew and loved him,  especially  his  wife  of  57
27    years,  Nancy  "Jane"  Stout;  his  daughters,  Joan  Johnson
28    Blackwell,  Phyllis Stout, Melissa Stout and Janifer Day; his
29    8 grandchildren, Jo Ellen Johnson, Andrewe  Johnson,  Lindsay
30    Kinkade,  Amanda  Kinkade,  Sarah  Kinkade,  John  Scheitler,
31    Jennifer Scheitler, Phyllis Jane "PJ" Day and Joshua Day; his
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 1    6  great-grandchildren,  Jasmine  and Jordyn Scheitler, Riley
 2    Elizabeth Johnson and Jonah, Ninan  and  Tristan  Gogny;  his
 3    brother,  R.  Philemon Stout; his sister Elizabeth Ehman; and
 4    his many cousins; therefore, be it

 6    ASSEMBLY  OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
 7    all who knew him, the death of  John  S.  Stout  of  Chatham,
 8    Illinois; and be it further

 9        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
10    presented to the family of John S. Stout.

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