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File #: 20-4296    Version: 1 Name: Ross Stewart Nordstrom Resolution
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 9/16/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/24/2020 Final action: 9/24/2020
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION REMEMBERING AND HONORING THE LIFE OF ROSS STEWART NORDSTROM WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom called from our midst Ross Stewart Nordstrom on Sunday, August 31, 2020 at the age of 91; and WHEREAS, Ross was born in Princeton, IL on June 14, 1929, to Iva Mae nee Stewart and Arthur Edwin Nordstrom; and WHEREAS, Ross was a longtime resident of Chicago Heights, IL in the South Suburbs of Cook County and was affectionately referred to as "Mr. Chicago Heights"; and WHEREAS, Ross was a graduate of Bloom High School Class of 1947, and would go on to study Electrical Engineering at Chicago Technical College; and WHEREAS, Ross served honorable in the United States Army and was a Korean War Veteran; and WHEREAS, Ross was the retired proprietor of Royale Amusement; and WHEREAS, Ross attended and supported San Rocco Oratory, the Marchegiana Society of Chicago Heights, Amaseno Lodge #3, the Mount Carmel Men's Dinner Club, and was a longtime member of the Loyal O...
Sponsors: DONNA MILLER, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), FRANK J. AGUILAR, ALMA E. ANAYA, LUIS ARROYO JR, SCOTT R. BRITTON, JOHN P. DALEY, DENNIS DEER, BRIDGET DEGNEN, BRIDGET GAINER, BRANDON JOHNSON, BILL LOWRY, STANLEY MOORE, KEVIN B. MORRISON, SEAN M. MORRISON, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

REMEMBERING AND HONORING THE LIFE OF ROSS STEWART NORDSTROM

WHEREAS, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom called from our midst Ross Stewart Nordstrom on Sunday, August 31, 2020 at the age of 91; and

WHEREAS, Ross was born in Princeton, IL on June 14, 1929, to Iva Mae nee Stewart and Arthur Edwin Nordstrom; and

WHEREAS, Ross was a longtime resident of Chicago Heights, IL in the South Suburbs of Cook County and was affectionately referred to as "Mr. Chicago Heights"; and

WHEREAS, Ross was a graduate of Bloom High School Class of 1947, and would go on to study Electrical Engineering at Chicago Technical College; and

WHEREAS, Ross served honorable in the United States Army and was a Korean War Veteran; and

WHEREAS, Ross was the retired proprietor of Royale Amusement; and

WHEREAS, Ross attended and supported San Rocco Oratory, the Marchegiana Society of Chicago Heights, Amaseno Lodge #3, the Mount Carmel Men's Dinner Club, and was a longtime member of the Loyal Order of the Moose and honorary member of the Catholic War Veterans Post #1060; and

WHEREAS, Ross enjoyed golfing with his "Watermelon Golf Club" buddies and the local casinos where he and his wife of sixty-six years, Annette, made many friends and enjoyed the cuisine at their steakhouses; and

WHEREAS, Ross was considered a bottom-line mechanical genius with his natural ability to repair anything; and

WHEREAS, Ross was loved and highly respected by all those who were blessed to know him; and

WHEREAS, Ross was the beloved husband for 66 years of Annette, loving father of Dennis (Renee) Nordstrom, Sharon (late Sam) Cipkar, Lynette (Mark) Nykaza and Christopher (Lorena) Nordstrom; Cherished grandfather of Evan Stuart (Stacey) Nordstrom, Max Anthony Nordstrom, Ryan Ross Cipkar, Gabriel Paul (Jill) Cipkar, Anneli Hoffman, Kenneth Ross Hoffman, Cody Hoffman, Lucas Nordstrom and Trevor Nordstrom; Great grandfather of William and Thaddeus Nordstrom; Brother of the late Robert (late ...

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