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Alvin LeRoy "Al" Jellings of Round Lake Beach Alvin LeRoy "Al" Jellings, 87, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Round Lake Beach. He was born May 16, 1925, in North Chicago, to John and Elizabeth (nee Krapf) Jellings. On Jan. 6, 1949, at Christ Church in Waukegan, Al married Margaret Esther Derreberry. He is survived by his four loving children, Beverly (David) Whitesell, Gloria (Michael Sr.) Capps, Laura (Edward) Shields and Alan (Gale) Jellings; two sisters, Norma Collins and Arlene Bostian; eight grandchildren, Karen (Eric) Jern, Julie (Dan) Krueger, Michael Jr. (Cathy) Capps, Brian Shields, Scott Shields, Matthew Jellings, Christopher Jellings and Aimee Jellings; and one great-granddaughter, Karina Jern. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 61 years, Margaret Jellings; two brothers, Charles Jellings and Kenneth Jellings; and one great-granddaughter, Isabella Jern. Al was a World War II Navy veteran. He worked and retired from Johnson Motors in Waukegan after 27 years of service. He was also the president of the Community Athletic Association for Baseball in Waukegan for many years. Visitation is Monday, Dec. 10, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Warren Funeral Home, 1475 N. Cemetery Road, Gurnee. Funeral services are Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (meet at the church), 31 Park Ave., Grayslake, IL, with Rev. Dr. Jane Clark officiating. Burial at Highland Memorial Park, Libertyville, IL. Memorial donations may be made to the or the . Condolences at www.warrencemetery.com or for information, please call 847-855-2760.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Dec. 8 to Dec. 9, 2012
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