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ALAN R. ZORN Obituary
Alan R. "Al" Zorn, age 54, formerly of Chesterton, IN, died Friday, November 22, 2013 at Edward Hospital in Naperville after a brief illness. He was born June 21, 1959 in San Diego, CA. Beloved husband of Kay C. (nee Olson) Zorn, whom he married May 29, 1982, loving father of Heather (Matt) Long of Plainfield, IL, Becca and Aaron Zorn of Naperville, adored Pop-Pop of Abbey and Owen Long, devoted son of Robert "Bob" Zorn of Huntley and the late Elizabeth "Betsy" (nee Haviland) Zorn, dear brother of Jim (Lia) Zorn of Aurora, IL and Mary Beth Zorn (Troy Wilhelmson) of St. Paul, MN, brother-in-law of Dale Olson of Ann Arbor, MI and Mark (Michelle) Olson of Valparaiso, IN, fond uncle of many. Al moved from town to town growing up due to his father's service in the U.S. Navy. As a teen he settled in Chesterton, IL where he met his high school sweetheart, Kay and was a 1977 graduate of Chesterton High School. Al went on to graduate from Purdue University in Lafayette, IN with an undergraduate and Master's degree in Electrical Engineering and was employed for over 30 years with Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies/Alcatel-Lucent from which he retired in 2013. He was currently employed with Layer 7 Technologies, Vancouver, BC. Al was an active member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Naperville where he served as a sound engineer. Visitation Tuesday, November 26, 3:00-9:00 P.M. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL. Funeral Services Wednesday, November 27, 10:30 A.M. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1310 Shepherd Dr., Naperville. Interment: Naperville Cemetery, Naperville. A luncheon reception will follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to: HUB Ministries, 1434 Keele Dr., Carpentersville, IL 60110, 847-844-9786, www.hubministries.org. For info, please call 630-355-0213 or visit www.friedrich-jones.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Nov. 24, 2013
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