09/23/07 - NNHS Newsletter - Linwood Ilich
Linwood Wilson Ilich
Newport News High School Class of February 1946
Friends and Schoolmates,
We have yet another sad edition of the NNHS Newsletter today. Linwood Ilich has passed away in Hampton at the age of 79 after a brief bout with leukemia.
Among his several siblings was the late Dennis "Bootsie" Ilich, President of the Class of 1956. Others are Catherine "Kitty" Ilich Weaver, Bertha Ilich Buras (February '42), Shirley Ilich Williamson, George "Bubba" Ilich (February '39), John "Johnny" Ilich, and Nick "Peanut" Ilich, and the late Virginia Ilich Bowen.
From the Daily Press - 09/23/07:
Linwood Wilson Ilich
HAMPTON - Linwood Wilson Ilich,
79, went to be with his Lord in the early morning hours of Sept. 21, 2007,
after a brief illness with leukemia.
|Linwood W. Ilich|
He was preceded in rest by his parents, Bertha and George Ilich; siblings, Virginia Bowen and Dennis 'Bootsie' Ilich; and his son, James Bull.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at West Hampton Baptist Church by Dr. Danny Owens. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home.
Friends are encouraged to visit www.mem.com to share memories and words of comfort with the family.
Service arrangements are under the care of Parklawn Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton.
Published in the Daily Press from 9/22/2007 - 9/23/2007.
|My heart was so sad when I read Lin's obituary. His love will remain with everyone he has ever touch. Lin was such a good good father, husband, and friend. His love of life and the people he cared for will be his legacy forever.|
Joy Pattishall (Youngsville,
NC) - September 22, 2007
|The Ilich's were wonderful neighbors. I had the privilege of living beside of them growing up. They were kind and generous. Mr. Ilich was a man's man with an incredible work ethic. We have lost a servant and God has gained a saint.|
- September 22, 2007
|I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR AND READ OF LINWOOD'S DEATH. WE WERE ALL RAISED IN THE SAME NEIGHBORHOOD. WHAT BRINGS TO MIND THE MOST FROM THE PAST, IS WHEN MY BROTHER ALLEN DIED IN NORFOLK GENERAL HOSPITAL YEARS AGO, LINWOOD SAT ALL DAY ON THE DAY HE PASSED, TO BE WITH HIS GOOD FRIEND AND FAMILY. I WILL NEVER FORGET THAT. GOD BLESS THE ILICH FAMILY.|
ANNE (SAUNDERS) XIFTROS
(WILLIAMSBURG, VA) - September 23, 2007
My deepest sympathy to you and your family. May the good memories of Lin help to heal and keep the family unit strong. Nancy
Nancy Walden (Oak
- September 23, 2007
Sorry to hear about the passing of
Earl Nelms (Tappahannock, VA)
- September 23, 2007
I will always remember how you and your husband went to visit my grandparents. Also, from when I was a member of West Hampton Baptist Church and then when I worked with you at Basic Construction.
I now have two grandchildren of my own, a boy and a girl and live in Winton, NC. Sometimes I can see a bit of my mother and grandmother with how I interact with them. They are 2 1/2 and 1. I am also now playing the piano for The Upper Room Assembly in Gatesville, NC.
You are most definitely in my thoughts and prayers.
- September 24, 2007
Our sincerest sympathies are extended to the entire Ilich family at this time.
From Fred Field (June '45) of CA - 08/22/12, 5:21 PM - " Linwood Ilish":
|Hello Carol, Wed. Aug. 22, 2012
Linwood Ilish appears on page 17 of the Feb. 1946 Anchor.
Fred W. Field
Loma Linda & Fullerton, CA
Thank you so very much, Fred. I'm so thankful for the clarifications you provide so that the records may be kept complete.
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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