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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Illinois  Senate  wish  to
 3    express their sincerest condolences to the family and friends
 4    of Leroy Winstead, who passed away on June 8, 2002; and

 5        WHEREAS,  Leroy Winstead was born on September 7, 1928 in
 6    Bellwood, Pennsylvania to the late Samuel and Ethel Winstead;
 7    and

 8        WHEREAS, During his tour of duty with the  United  States
 9    Army, Mr. Winstead was stationed at Kitzingen, Germany, where
10    he met his beloved wife, Marianne, whom he married on October
11    17,  1953;  in  1954  they moved and settled at Fort Dix, New
12    Jersey, continuing to travel to Europe many  times  with  the
13    Army;  he  came  to  Zion, Illinois in 1969 after retiring at
14    Fort Sheridan following 20 years of service; and

15        WHEREAS, Mr. Winstead began working for the  Lake  County
16    Sheriff's  Department  in  1968 as a Correctional Officer; he
17    was promoted to the  position  of  Warden  of  the  Jail  and
18    retired as a Lieutenant in 1991; and

19        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Winstead  was  Past  Commander of American
20    Legion Post #281, Waukegan, where he also  served  as  Chef-D
21    Gare  of  the  Forty and Eight; he was also Past President of
22    the Kiwanis Club of Zion and was a member  of  the  Fraternal
23    Order of Police Lodge #66; and

24        WHEREAS,  The  passing  of  Leroy Winstead will be deeply
25    felt by all who knew and  loved  him,  especially  his  wife,
26    Marianne;  his  sister, Helen Flagg; his sisters-in-law, Dora
27    Rieder, Irmgard Trutlein, Egon  Lang,  and  Margot  (husband,
28    Jerry)  Lee; his brother-in-law, Renate (wife, Leslie) Remay;
29    and his best friends,  Frank  Dunn  and  family  and  William
30    Patterson; therefore, be it

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 1    ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along  with
 2    all  who  knew  him,  the  death  of  Leroy Winstead of Zion,
 3    Illinois; and be it further

 4        RESOLVED, That a suitable  copy  of  this  resolution  be
 5    presented  to  the  family of Leroy Winstead with our sincere
 6    condolences.

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