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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 Edward Kohlmeyer of Round Lake, who passed away on  August
 5    9, 2002; and

 6        WHEREAS,  Edward  Kohlmeyer  was born on July 30, 1934 in
 7    Loganville,  Wisconsin  to  Edward  and  Caroline   (Westedt)
 8    Kohlmeyer,  Sr.;  he  was  united  in  marriage with Patricia
 9    "Patti" Joy Steffen on May 24,  1958;  she  preceded  him  in
10    death on October 12, 1999; and

11        WHEREAS,  Mr. Kohlmeyer was a United States Army veteran,
12    serving for four years and attaining the  rank  of  Sergeant;
13    and

14        WHEREAS,  Early in his career, Mr. Kohlmeyer was employed
15    as a mechanic for Bowman  Dairy  and  Molidor  Chevrolet;  in
16    1960,  he  and his wife, Patti, opened their business, A-Tire
17    County  Service,  in  Round  Lake;  he  proudly  rebuilt  his
18    business when a devastating fire burned the  service  station
19    in  1972;  along  with  his  son,  Michael, Mr. Kohlmeyer was
20    active in the continued operation of his business  until  his
21    recent illness; and

22        WHEREAS,  Among  his  civic  contributions, Mr. Kohlmeyer
23    served as an active member of the Republican Party  Committee
24    for   Lake   County;   he  currently  held  the  position  of
25    Commissioner for the Board of Police and  Fire  Commissioners
26    for the Round Lake Police Department for several years, was a
27    former   commissioner  for  the  Board  of  Police  and  Fire
28    Commissioners for the Round Lake Beach Police Department, and
29    served on the Round Lake Beach Zoning Board; and

30        WHEREAS, One of Mr.  Kohlmeyer's  greatest  contributions
31    was  his instrumental role in creating the Greater Round Lake
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 1    Fire Protection District; during the district's 35  years  of
 2    operation,  Mr.  Kohlmeyer  first  served as secretary of the
 3    organization and  then  took  over  as  President,  where  he
 4    remained for the majority of the district's history; and

 5        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Kohlmeyer  attended  Calvary  Presbyterian
 6    Church  in  Round  Lake,  and enjoyed fishing, trap shooting,
 7    billiards, snowmobiling and  building,  and  maintaining  his
 8    prized 1934 Ford; and

 9        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Kohlmeyer  was  President  of  the  Harbor
10    Sno-Mates   Snowmobile   Club,   and  during  his  term,  was
11    instrumental  in  raising  $60,000  for  the  American  Heart
12    Association and Lions Club; and

13        WHEREAS, The passing of Edward Kohlmeyer will  be  deeply
14    felt  by  all  who  knew  and  loved him, especially his son,
15    Michael (wife, Danette) Kohlmeyer;  his  cherished  grandson,
16    Austin  Michael  Kohlmeyer; his brother, John (wife, Beverly)
17    Kohlmeyer; his  niece  and  nephews;  and  many  dear  loving
18    supportive friends; therefore, be it

20    ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along  with
21    all  who  knew  him,  the  death of Edward Kohlmeyer of Round
22    Lake; and be it further

23        RESOLVED, That a suitable  copy  of  this  resolution  be
24    presented  to the family of Edward Kohlmeyer with our sincere
25    condolences.

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