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ELK GROVE VILLAGE - Irwin L. "Irv" Svoboda, 91 years, passed away June 10. He was the beloved husband of Joan B. (nee Snyder) for 66 years and a loving father of Deborah L., Thomas and Scott M. (Kim) Svoboda. Irv was the cherished grandfather of Bryan (Melissa) Thomas, Christy (Nathan) Chapel, Bethany Svoboda and great-grandpa of Shaeyla and Sierra. He was preceded in death by his parents Marie and Joseph and siblings Joseph (Georgia), Edward (Violet), Helen (Laddie) Francik, and Bessie (Joseph) Bozovsky. Irv also leaves many loving nieces, nephews and friends. He was a retired 40 year industrial salesman, a U of I graduate, and a former Elk Grove Boys Baseball coach, besides being a Lions Club member for 50+ years. Irv proudly served in the Navy during WWII and the Korean War. His visitation will be held on Friday from 3pm to 9pm at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S Arlington Heights Rd., Elk Grove Village with a 10am chapel service on Saturday followed by an interment at Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the would be appreciated.. For info, call 847-640-0566 or www.grovememorialchapel.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from June 13 to June 14, 2018
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