William Sinon, 90, July 3, 1922-Jan. 5, 2013

Visitation for William Sinon of Wheaton will be Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Obituary courtesy of Williams-Kampp Funeral Home:

William F. Sinon, age 90, died peacefully January 5, 2013 at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living in Wheaton. Beloved husband 29 years of the late Florence Eme (nee LeBlanc); beloved husband of 25 years of the late Anne (nee Fairchild); loving stepfather of Joan Eme and Jeanne Eme (Dennis) O'Connor; loving grandfather of Michael O'Connor and Kelly (Joseph) Dailey; great-grandfather of Aidan Dailey; fond brother of Robert, the late Steven (Mary), and the late Betty (Ron) Albers; loving uncle of nieces and nephews.

Born to Frank and Mary, lived most of his young life in Maywood, IL. Graduated from Proviso East High School and started with General Motors in 1940 as a draftsman in the Engineering Department of the Electro Motive Division in LaGrange prior to enlisting in the U.S. Navy in November of 1942. Served in the South Pacific as a Motor Machinist Mate First Class. In October 1945 his gunboat PGM9 was destroyed by a typhoon near Okinawa. After the war ended, Bill returned to General Motors where he retired with 42 years of service as a Senior Designer.

Visitation Tuesday from 3 to 9 p.m. at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home 430 E. Roosevelt Rd. (1 blk. E. of Naperville Rd) Wheaton. Funeral Mass Wednesday 10:00 a.m. at St John the Baptist Church 0S233 Church St. Winfield, IL 60190. Please meet at church. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. In lieu of flowers memorials in memory of Bill to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Attn: Tribute Department, P.O. Box 100, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148. Funeral info at www.williams-kampp.com or (630) 668-0016.


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