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HOUSE RESOLUTION
2 WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives were saddened to learn of the death of Private
4First Class Tyler Lubelt of Tamaroa, who passed away on
5November 12, 2016, from injuries sustained in the defense of
6our nation while serving at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan; he
7was 20 years old; and
8 WHEREAS, PFC Lubelt was a 2011 graduate of Tamaroa Grade
9School and a 2015 graduate of Pinckneyville Community High
10School in Perry County; and
11 WHEREAS, PFC Lubelt enlisted in the United States Army just
12after his high school graduation and was deployed to
13Afghanistan two months ago in support of Operation Freedom's
14Sentinel with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, First
15Special Troops Battalion, First Sustainment Brigade, First
16Cavalry Division based at Fort Hood, Texas; and
17 WHEREAS, As news spread of the death of PFC Lubelt, he was
18remembered by friends in Perry County for his good sense of
19humor and happy personality, his love of sports, especially
20basketball, and his devotion to his family and community; and
21 WHEREAS, PFC Lubelt is survived by his wife, Shelby; his

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1infant daughter, Violet; his parents, Loquosto and Charlotte
2Lubelt; and his family and friends in Southern Illinois;
3therefore, be it
4 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE
5NINETY-NINTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we
6mourn the death of Private First Class Tyler Lubelt, and extend
7our sincere condolences to his family, friends and all who knew
8and loved him; and be it further
9 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
10presented to the family of PFC Lubelt as an expression of our
11deepest sympathy.