Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home
9568 Belmont Avenue
Franklin Park, IL 60131
(847) 678-1950
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Thomas Vavra

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Thomas "Tim" Vavra, beloved husband of Mae and the late Mildred. Loving father of Dan (Sharon), Caryl (Gary) Ziegler, Tom (Cathy) and the late Marty (Fay Vavra-Cryder); grandfather of 22; great-grandfather of many; dear brother of Evelyn (the late Will) Felbinger and the late Robert (Vivian) Schroeder; uncle of many. C.E.O. of Enger-Vavra Inc. Tim belonged to many organizations. He was the past President of the Circumnavigators Club (Tim has been around the world 3 times), Past Commander of the River Grove American Legion Post, Past President of the Lions Club, a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Kiwanis Club, a long standing member of the Cubs Wild Bunch and a First Lieutenant of the U.S. Navy. Tim was an avid fisherman who will be missed by many friends, but not the fish. Memorials to Sister

Paulanna Needy Family Funds of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1775 Grove Street, Glenview, IL 60025 appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 3 to 9 p.m. Funeral Thursday 10:30 a.m. from Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Cremaotirum, 9568 Belmont Ave. Franklin Park to St. Cyprian Church for Mass 11 a.m.. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. For information please call (847) 678-1950. www.sax-tiedemann.com

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on July 20, 2009
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