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OBITUARIES:  (published Oct. 4, 2018)

John W. Grant
  
John W. Grant, 94, a longtime resident of Hinsdale and Naples, Fla., passed away peacefully Oct. 1, 2018.
   John was born and raised on the south side of Chicago and graduated from Leo High School in 1942. He served in the United States Army during World War II in both Washington D.C. and in the Pacific Theater. After graduating from DePaul University, he began a long business career that included executive management positions with General Foods, before joining Miles Laboratories (later Bayer) as president of the household products division, and serving as the U.S. marketing representative on the Bayer Worldwide Marketing Commission.    In 1986, he joined Beatrice Foods as president of the U.S. Food Group. Upon retiring, he served on the boards of directors of several companies.
   John was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Patricia Grant, nee Neville; his sons,    John, William and Thomas Grant; and his daughter, Shauna Grant Lynch.
He is survived by his children, Susan Grant and Michael (Erin Philyaw) Grant; his grandchildren, Scott (Laura) Schwendener, Kevin Schwendener, Kathryn Schwendener, John Lynch, Liam Grant and Dermot Grant; and his siblings, Rosemary Grant and Joseph (Anne) Grant.
   Visitation will be from 3 to 9 today, Oct. 4, at Sullivan Funeral Home, 60 S. Grant St., Hinsdale.
   A funeral Mass will be said at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at St. John of the Cross Church, 5005 S. Wolf Road, Western Springs.
   Interment will follow at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Leo High School, 7901 S. Sangamon St. Chicago, IL 60620.

Richard Louis Hummer
  
Louis Hummer, 90, a U.S. veteran and Hinsdale resident, passed away Sept. 27, 2018.
   A private celebration of life will take place in the near future.
   DuPage Cremations and Memorial Chapel in West Chicago is handling the arrangements.


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