“Grandpa...today marks a full one year since your passing. I have only the fondest memories of my childhood spending beautiful summer days up in Lake Buelah. Think of you everyday and am sure you have united with Grandma and all of your siblings and sharing wonderful moments with all of them in heaven. Love you and miss you. Your granddaughter, Jennifer
“1950s - I can still remember him bending steel pipes with his bare hands (and "bear" arms) and having garden hose fights with my dad. Mollie & Ruth - Cherish his memory.
“My heart goes out to all of you. May you take comfort in happy memories. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
“A loss for all of us, another twinkly-eyed smile, great sense of humor... the Ryan aunts and uncles were and are the best! Jean Ryan Murphy
“RIP Uncle Bob. So many fond memories. You will be missed.
“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
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Robert J. Ryan, age 86, of Lake Forest, Illinois, died March 20. Born in Chicago to Charles and Josephine Ryan, he is preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters. He counted his life lucky due to being the seventh son of a seventh son born on May 7. Enlisting at the age of 17, he served...Read More