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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 Donald E. Lakin, who passed away on September 9, 2001; and

 5        WHEREAS, Donald E. Lakin was born on November 27, 1919 in
 6    White Hall, Illinois to  George  Allen  and  Marie  DeShasier
 7    Lakin; he married Betty Ross in 1945 in White Hall; and

 8        WHEREAS,  Mr. Lakin owned and operated Murrayville Locker
 9    Service from 1947 through  1990;  in  addition,  he  operated
10    locker  plants  in White Hall, Roodhouse, Winchester, Chapin,
11    and Jacksonville; and

12        WHEREAS, Mr. Lakin served in the United States Army as  a
13    second  lieutenant  during  World  War  II and was in medical
14    supplies in the European Theatre; and

15        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Lakin  was  a   member   of   many   civic
16    organizations, including a charter member and chairman of the
17    Murrayville-Woodson  Water  Commission  for  30 years, a past
18    master of the Murrayville Masonic Lodge, AF&AM, a  member  of
19    the  Springfield  Consistory  and  the Ansar Shrine, and past
20    commander of the Murrayville Legion Post 311; and

21        WHEREAS, The passing of Donald E. Lakin  will  be  deeply
22    felt  by  all  who  knew  and loved him, especially his wife,
23    Betty, his sons,  Eric  (wife,  Christina)  Lakin  and  Steve
24    (wife,   Mary   Jo)   Lakin;   his  four  grandchildren;  his
25    great-grandchild;  and  his  sister,  Abbie  (husband,   Don)
26    Templin-Smith; therefore, be it

28    ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along  with
29    all   who   knew  him,  the  death  of  Donald  E.  Lakin  of
30    Murrayville, Illinois; and be it further
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 1        RESOLVED, That a suitable  copy  of  this  resolution  be
 2    presented  to  the family of Donald E. Lakin with our sincere
 3    condolences.

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