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John Ryan Obituary
John "Jack" Ryan, age 86, was born in Chicago April 17, 1931 and passed away September 19, 2017 at Plymouth Place, La Grange Park, IL. Beloved husband of Suzanne Ryan nee Heinz; loving father of Julie (Stephen) McGue, Jennifer (Daniel) Hogberg, Stephen (Carmen), Patrick (Lisa), and Elizabeth (John) Horvatin; cherished grandfather of twenty grandchildren; and dear friend of many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elsie and Joseph Ryan; his children, Suzanne Margaret and Mark Edward; and his sisters, Rosemary Sharpe and Natalie Marks. Jack attended Campion High School in Prairie du Chien, WI, was a graduate cum laude from Xavier University, and served as 1st Lieutenant in the US ARMY. He married the love of his life, Suzanne, Sept. 18, 1954 at St. Giles Church in Oak Park, IL. Jack was lovingly known as "Chief" to his children and grandchildren. He will be missed for his Irish wit, intelligence, delightful companionship and most of all¿love. A memorial mass will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10 AM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 124 N. Spring Ave., La Grange Park, IL. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, 721 N. La Salle St., Chicago, IL 60654 or [email protected]
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Oct. 1, 2017
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