91, US Navy WWII
veteran, formerly of Chicago, born Feb. 1, 1921, died Jan. 2, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Dorcas, nee Smolenski Loving father of Susan (George) Clavio, Robert (Marilyn) Mocella, Carol (John) Richardson, and Dorie (Tom) Damisch. Cherished grandfather of Anthony, Sara, Elizabeth, Rachel, and Bryn. Great-grandfather of four. Graduate of Harvard & Northwestern Universities. Dedicated executive, university professor, mentor and consultant. Lifelong Boy Scout and leader. Served in leadership positions in Delta Sigma Pi, Planning Executive Institute, VFW
, AL, and St. Tarcissus Church in Chicago. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to wounded veterans at hopeforthewarriors.org
or Alzheimer's research at alz.org/illionis
. Services private.