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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 E. Alexander, Jr., who passed  away  on  January  13,
 5    2001; and

 6        WHEREAS, John E. Alexander, Jr. was born on September 17,
 7    1955,   in  Terre  Haute,  Indiana,  to  John  Sr.  and  Mary
 8    Alexander; he was a graduate of Marshall High School; and

 9        WHEREAS, Mr. Alexander and his  wife,  Donna,  owned  the
10    Farmer's  Toy  Box  in  Marshall  and  he co-owned the former
11    Alexander Building and Supply of Marshall  with  his  father;
12    and

13        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Alexander  was  a  member  of  St.  Mary's
14    Catholic  Church  of  Marshall,  a  3rd  degree member of the
15    Knights of Columbus, a supporter of St. Mary's Youth Group, a
16    member and board member of Marshall Main Street, a member  of
17    the   Marshall   Historical   Preservation   Committee,   the
18    co-chairman  of  the  Design  Committee  of the Marshall Main
19    Street, a former  board  member  of  the  Vigo  County  Heart
20    Association,   and   a  member  of  the  Clark  County  Heart
21    Association; and

22        WHEREAS, Mr. Alexander was a supporter of  the  Triple  T
23    4-H  Club  and was a Clark County 4-H advisor for woodworking
24    and electricity; he was an avid supporter  of  Marshall  High
25    School athletics and was a member of the Junior High Boosters
26    for  both  band  and  athletics; he also was an avid farm toy
27    collector; and

28        WHEREAS, The passing of John E. Alexander,  Jr.  will  be
29    deeply  felt  by  all  who knew and loved him, especially his
30    wife, Donna; his son, John Clifford Alexander;  his  parents,
31    John  Sr. and Mary Alexander; his sister, Karen Elishoff; his
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 1    mother-in-law and father-in-law, Esther Marie and Muri Krick;
 2    his nieces; his nephew; and his great niece; therefore, be it

 4    ASSEMBLY  OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
 5    all who knew him, the death of  John  E.  Alexander,  Jr.  of
 6    Marshall, Illinois; and be it further

 7        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
 8    presented to the family of John E. Alexander,  Jr.  with  our
 9    sincere condolences.

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