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Edgar G. "Bud" Ireland

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Ireland, Edgar George "Bud" Age 91, of Monee, IL passed away on October 31, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Dorothy "Dot" (nee Werner); loving father of Bonnie (Frank) Slyder, Thomas (Laura) Ireland, David (Diane) Ireland and Timothy (Georgiann "Gigi") Ireland; cherished grandfather of Gina (Ricky) Ott, Shaun, Alan, Caryn (Matthew) Gray, Christopher, Zach and Alyssa Ireland; great-grandfather of Riley, Reagan Ott, Coleton, McKenna Gray and Joseph Ireland. Preceded in death by his grandsons, David Slyder (2012) and Michael Ireland (1983); fond brother of the late Peggy (late Robert) Stevenson, late James (late Connie) Ireland, Charles (late Janis) Ireland and Richard (Barbara) Ireland; devoted uncle of many nieces and nephews. Edgar was a member of the 745th Tank Bn., Doss Malone American Legion Post #1000 of Monee, IL, V.F.W., American Disabled Veterans, and the Illinois Sheriff's Association. Recipient of the 3 Purple Hearts, 3 Silver Stars and other numerous WWII Military Honors and awarded France's highest civilian award, The Legion of Honor Medal. His greatest joys of his life were his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Visitation Monday, November 5th, 2012 from 2 P.M. until 8 P.M. at Monee Funeral Home 5450 Wilson St. (at Governors Hwy.), Monee, IL 60449. Funeral Service Tuesday, November 6th, 2010 at 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Interment at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood, IL. Information (708) 534-0016

Published in the Daily Southtown on Nov. 2, 2012
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