Henry S. Ames
Henry was born November 1, 1924 in Wasson and passed away on December 1, 2008 in Beach Park, IL. He served in the U.S. Army in WWII and was at Pearl Harbor 12-7-1941 and later in the Phillipines. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart, Silver Star with Clusters and Bronze Star. He was a member of the VFW and American Legion. He was a licensed undertaker and funeral director. He later retired from the VA and Abbott Laboratories.
He was survived by his wife, Dorthy J. Ames; son, James Ames and daughter Ahna Randall of Beach Park, IL. Also survived by grandsons, Jason and Justin Ames and Timothy Randall and great grandson Joshua Ames and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and five siblings.
Memorial services will be held 1:00pm on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at the Gurnee Funeral Home, 4190 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee, IL with visitation from 12:00 noon until time of services only. Interment is Private.
In lieu of flowers, donations to American Heart/Lung Association. Be sure to sign the online guestbook at www.gurneefuneralhome.com.
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Published in News Sun from May 31 to June 1, 2010