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Dr. Jerry D. Mahlman, 72, previously a resident of Longmont, CO, and recently of Sunrise Assisted Living in Buffalo Grove, IL, passed away on November 28th. Beloved husband of the late Janet Mahlman, nee Hilgenberg. Father of Gary Mahlman and Julie (Garrin) Kapecki. Grandfather of Alexander and Collin. Brother to Kent (Jean) Mahlman, Don (Connie) Mahlman and Rex (Marcia) Mahlman and the late Charles Ned (Lee) Mahlman. Dr. Mahlman spent most of his career modeling how Earth's atmosphere responds to the steady buildup of greenhouse gases and interpreting the global warming problem to policy makers and the public all over the world. From 1970 to 2000 he worked at the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory of NOAA in Princeton, NJ, serving as Director from 1984-2000, and was a Professor in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at Princeton University. A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 9:00am until the 11:00am memorial service at Wenban Funeral Home, 320 E. Vine Ave., Lake Forest, IL 60045. Contributions may be made to the Greater Illinois Chapter 8430 W. Bryn Mawr Ave, Suite 88 Chicago IL 60631. Info: Wenban Funeral Home, Lake Forest, (847)234-0022 or www.wenbanfh.com


Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Dec. 2, 2012
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