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William Skeates

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William Skeates Obituary
William B. Skeates, Age 91, U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII. Beloved husband of the late Ethel M. (nee O'Connor). Loving father of Diane (Edward) Hanley and Deborah (James) Burns. Dear grandfather of Christopher (Melissa) Hanley, Bryan (Kasie) Hanley, Keri (Aaron) Robbins, Colin Hanley and Timothy Burns. Proud great grandfather of 9. Bill served as President and Chairman of the Board for Naylor Pipe Company during his career of 71 years. Proud Alumnus of Northwestern University where he earned his B.S. in Engineering. Bill is fondly remembered for his spirit of generosity, his love of golf, his humor and infectious laugh. Private Committal Service and Burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery on Friday, March 16th. Family and friends will gather at St. Thomas More Church, 8100 S. California Ave., Chicago, IL 60652 on Saturday, March 17th for visitation at 10:30am prior to Memorial Mass at 11:00am with Rev. Robert Carroll, O'Carm, Celebrant. Memorials to are most appreciated. Funeral Info: Heeney-Laughlin Funeral Directors 708-636-5500 or www.heeneyfh.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Mar. 13 to Mar. 15, 2018
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