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OBITUARIES:  (published March 7, 2019)

Robert Thurman McCormick
Robert Thurman “Mac” McCormick, 74, a former 42-year resident of Hinsdale, passed peacefully March 6, 2019 at his Bolingbrook home after a valiant fight with cancer.
   He was born in 1945 in Eau Claire, Wis.
   Robert attended Hinsdale Central High School and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He was captain of his high school football team and All-Conference Champion. He honorably served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army from 1967-73. During combat tours in Vietnam, he was awarded the Bronze Star (with V for Valor), the Purple Heart and various other Vietnam campaign and service medals. A devoted family man, Robert was an avid fisherman, lover of dogs, especially Golden Retrievers, and the Green Bay Packers.
   He was preceded in death by his parents, Thurman and Helen McCormick; and his sister, Donna Enders.
   Robert is survived by his wife, Maureen; his daughter, Elizabeth (Vince); his sons, Chris and Matthew; his grandchildren, Charlie, LuLu and Maggie; his sister, Sally Wilkins; his nephew, Scott Wilkins; and his nieces, Tracy Wilkins DeWitt, Lisa Wilkins, Jackie Enders and Sheryl Enders.
   Visitation is at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at Notre Dame Church, 64 Norfolk Ave., Clarendon Hills. A funeral Mass will follow at the church at 11:30 a.m.
   Interment is private.
   In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made online to Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital at, or to the Prostate Cancer Foundation at
   Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.


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