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Tony M. Komlanc Sr.

December 31, 1918 November 23, 2007
Tony M. Komlanc Sr.
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TONY M. KOMLANC SR., 88, of 416 East Main Street, Morrison, IL, died on Friday, November 23, 2007, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, IL. Tony was born on December 31, 1918, in Chicago, IL, to Andrew and Mary (Klemence) Komlanc. He graduated high school from St. Bede Academy in Peru, IL. He then attended the University of Iowa and graduated from Illinois State University, Normal, IL, with a B.S. in Education. He went on to receive his Master"s Degree in Administration from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. Tony married Betty Lou Bulfer on June 8, 1946, in Peru, IL. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was employed with the Morrison School District for 32 years as a teacher, coach, and athletic director. Tony was a member of St. Mary"s Catholic Church in Morrison, IL. He was also a member of the IHSA, where he had served on the board, the Morrison Athletic Booster Club, and the Morrison American Legion Post #328. Tony was inducted into the IHSA Football Coaches Hall of Fame, the St. Bede and Morrison Athletic Hall of Fame, and the Shoot the Bull Hall of Fame. Survivors include his wife Betty Lou; five daughters, Betsy ( Jim) Prombo of Morrison, IL, Nancy (Gary) Hamblin of Champaign, IL, Mary Jane (Tim) Thomas of Atlanta, GA, Rosemary (Jim) Sissine of Atlanta, GA, and Sara (Kelvin) Tenboer of Morrison, IL; one son, Tony Komlanc Jr. of St. Croix, USVI; nineteen grandchildren; ten great grandchildren He was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.

FUNERAL MASS: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at St. Mary"s Catholic Church in Morrison, ILOFFICIATING Rev. Father William Antillon, Pastor of St. Marys Catholic Church in Morrison, IL VISITATION 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2007, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Morrison, IL; there will be a Wake Service starting at 7:45 p.m.INTERMENT Grove Hill Cemetery - Morrison, IL

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