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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 William Joseph Werrline, Jr., who passed away on April  5,
 5    2001; and

 6        WHEREAS,  William  Joseph Werrline, Jr. was born on April
 7    24, 1929 in Aurora, Illinois  to  the  late  William  J.  and
 8    Kathryn  Werrline,  Sr.;  he  was  a  1947 graduate of Marion
 9    Military Academy; he was a veteran of the United States Navy;
10    and

11        WHEREAS, Mr. Werrline was a gifted musician and organized
12    the "Blue Note Band", in which he played the  accordian;  the
13    band played for many occasions around the Fox Valley area and
14    its  surrounding  communities;  he  was  also a member of the
15    Elgin Musicians Union Local #48,  formerly  Local  #181,  for
16    fifty years; and

17        WHEREAS, The passing of William Joseph Werrline, Jr. will
18    be  deeply felt by all who knew and loved him, especially his
19    wife, Doris; his children,  Sherry  (husband,  Jim)  Pollock,
20    Bill  (wife,  Sandi)  Werrline, John (wife, Shelly) Werrline,
21    Steven (wife, Jetta) Werrline, Tim (wife,  Sharon)  Werrline,
22    Rick (wife, Laurie) Werrline, and Mark (wife, Mary) Werrline;
23    his stepchildren, Julie (husband, Joe) Potter and Jeff (wife,
24    Cherie)   Rasmussen;  his  twenty-four  grandchildren,  Anne,
25    Emily, Megan,  Larry,  Blake,  Sadie,  Danny,  and  Stephanie
26    Pollock,  Bill (wife, Laurie) Werrline, Kathy (husband, Chris
27    Mosher) Werrline, Sarah (husband,  Micah  Benuska)  Werrline,
28    Alyse  Werrline,  Johnny  Werrline,  Steven  Werrline, Colton
29    Werrline, Katie Werrline,  Brittany,  Samantha,  Ashley,  and
30    Kari  Werrline,  and  Mark, Ryan, Adam, and Matthew Werrline;
31    his step-grandchildren, Jacob Potter and Joshua  Potter;  his
32    six great-grandchildren, Billy Werrline V, Kyle, Chelsey, and
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 1    Luke Werrline, Christian Mosher and Alyssa Benuska; his aunt,
 2    Mildren  Kifowit;  and his cousins, Ed Kifowit and Jim (wife,
 3    Marilyn) Kifowit; therefore, be it

 5    ASSEMBLY  OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
 6    all who knew him, the death of William Joseph  Werrline,  Jr.
 7    of Aurora, Illinois; and be it further

 8        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
 9    presented to the family of William Joseph Werrline, Jr.  with
10    our sincere condolences.

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