Bill Text: IL SR2092 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Mourns the death of John Kenealy.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2018-11-15 - Resolution Adopted [SR2092 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SR2092-Introduced.html

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2 WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of John Kenealy, who passed away on August
417, 2018 at the age of 26; and
5 WHEREAS, John Kenealy was born to David and Janet Kenealy
6on January 25, 1992; he participated in youth sports and Boy
7Scouts before graduating from Oak Park and River Forest High
8School and studying business at Elmhurst College; after
9graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army, where he
10served as a specialist and a vehicle commander in the Attack
11Company of the 4th Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, with whom
12he was deployed to Afghanistan; he married Rachel Wanhala on
13October 4, 2017; and
14 WHEREAS, John Kenealy was an avid hobbyist, an expert
15marksman and a talented cook; he loved animals; he will be
16remembered for his gentle nature, his constant humor, the
17strength of his will, and his curiosity about the world; his
18compassion and playfulness endure in the lives of his family
19and friends; and
20 WHEREAS, John Kenealy is survived by his wife, Rachel; his
21parents; his sister, Anne and her partner, Victoria; his
22grandmother, Virginia; his aunts and uncles, John and Betty

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1Lyon, Kathryn and Bob Mann, Fran and Jim Manos, Phil Kenealy,
2and Eric and Laurie Kenealy; and his cousins, Bill and Kellie
3Lyon, Dave and Alex Lyon, and Paige, Aislyn, Troy, and Sean
4Kenealy; therefore, be it
6ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
7John Kenealy and extend our sincere condolences to his family,
8friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it further
9 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
10presented to the family of John Kenealy as an expression of our
11deepest sympathy.