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In Memoriam: Larry D. Sehie

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Memorial contributions in Larry’s name will be placed in the Leon McNair Memorial Fund.

Larry Dean Sehie passed away on November 7, 2022.

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Larry Dean Sehie
Born: December 19, 1946 in Flora, IL
Died: November 7, 2022 in Oswego, IL
Larry Dean Sehie, 75, of Oswego, passed away on Monday, November 7, 2022 at his home. He was born on December 19, 1946 in Flora, IL, the son of John Louis and Kathryn Marie (Walker) Sehie. The family moved from Flora, IL to Oswego in 1963. He was a 1965 graduate of Oswego High School, where he had a great time participating in basketball and track during his high school years and later was active with the Oswego Men’s Softball League. His passion was his game of golf spent playing at the Fox Bend Golf Course in various leagues. He was a lifetime member of the 3rd Ward Club. Larry was an avid sports fan and truly a die-hard Chicago White Sox fan, along with the Bears, Bulls and Blackhawks. He really enjoyed cooking and looked forward to preparing meals from the Cook’s Corner’s recipes in The Voice newspaper. Larry retired in 1998 from Commonwealth Edison, after 32 years of dedicated service. He started out as a meter reader, then was promoted to Substation Construction. He worked at the Dresden Nuclear Plant and ended his early retirement at the Braidwood Nuclear Plant. He later then worked for Oswego Community School District 308 as a bus driver. He is survived by his loving wife, of 35 years, Sharon (Smart) Sehie; daughters, Laurie (Mark) Krueger of Yorkville, Kari Sehie of Aurora, and step-daughter, Yvonne (MacDonald) Hames of Joliet; grandchildren, Ryan and Rachel Davis, Lennon Sehie, step-grandson, Christopher Hames, all of Aurora; sister, Cindy (the late Victor) Hughes of Springfield, MO; brother-in-law, Steve (Pat) Smart of Yorkville, and a host of cherished relatives, as well as his beloved dogs, Yode and SeaSea. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Connie; his twin brother, Jerry; and brother, Joe. Family received guests on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 from 10:00 am until the time of service at noon at Dieterle Memorial Home, 1120 S. Broadway Avenue, Montgomery, IL 60538. A private family interment service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made in honor of Larry to First Tee-Greater Chicago, 3701 N. Recreation Drive, Suite 02, Chicago IL 60613 or to the Leon McNair Memorial Fund through the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley, PO Box 4786, Aurora IL, 60507-4786.

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