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Elwood Herr

Joliet, Illinois

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Elwood HerrElwood "Sam" Herr, of Joliet was found deceased at his home on Friday, November 10, 2017.Sam attended Chaney Grade School where he was in the band. He then attended Joliet Junior College. He was in the Army for 2 years stationed in Colorado Springs. He spent his life being an...

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Well, you were my big brother for 72 years. I looked up to you. I remember when I was about 6 I came in from playing. You asked me why my shoes were tied in knots, and I told you I didn't know how to tie bows. You sat me down and said "You're not going out to play again until you learn to tie your shoes." You went over it with me many times before I got it. Now I have and always will think of you every time I tie my shoes. And yes, your request will be fulfilled that your...

As Sam's neighbors, we loved catching up about politics and commiserating over the latest outrage. Sam had a big heart and was a wonderful person. We will miss him!

To all of us who knew and loved Sam . He was a true friend
and my cousin whom I will miss greatly. There are many who
are saddened by his unexpected death and will miss his sense
of humor and kind ways. He was a very special, kind hearted
and loyal man who loved animals of all kinds.
Miss you Sam.

NOT ONLY WAS HE A GOOD GUY BUT HE WAS A GREAT GUY!

That's all anyone wishes for is to be remembered as a good guy. Rest now.