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Ames, Ben 66, of Beach Park, IL, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Waukegan, IL. He was born January 11, 1948 in Waukegan and was a lifelong resident of Beach Park and Waukegan. He was employed as a printer at Great Lakes Naval Base. He enjoyed camping, traveling with his wife to the Carribean and enjoyed attending local events. He enjoyed spending time in the company of friends. Ben would help anyone in need. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend to all. Survivors include his wife, Doe, whom he married 19 years ago on the beach in St. Thomas; two children, Roy (Diane) Ames of Salem, WI and Cheri Romanczak of Cumming, GA; three grandchildren, Scott, Raegan, and Lindsay; mother-in-law, Mary Majer; sister-in-law, Sonja (Ziggy) Kosobucki; two nieces, Cheryl (Jeff Kramer) Larsen and Madeline Kosobucki; two nephews, Greg (Greta) Eatherly and Peter Kosobucki; and many friends. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Donna Doshier and Patricia Eatherly; and his mother, Evelyn Ames. Visitation will be Monday, July 21, 2014, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the CONGDON FUNERAL HOME, 3012 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL, followed by a funeral service at 7:00 p.m. Please sign the online guest book at www.congdonfuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Lake County News Sun from July 18 to July 24, 2014
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