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Ivan R. Powers Jr.

March 7, 2027 January 15, 2014
Ivan R. Powers Jr.
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Ivan R. Powers, Jr., of Huntley, IL, formerly Oak Park, IL, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Van was born in Iowa on March 7, 1927 to Dr. Ivan Sr. and Dorthea (nee Herman). He was a proud member of the US Navy, having enlisted as a medical corpsman. When his enlistment was up he became a traveling salesman selling medical equipment. Van was also an avid model ship builder and die-hard Green Bay Packers fan. He is survived by his children Barbara (Michael) Tramte of Green Bay, WI, and Douglas and Scott of Milwaukee, WI from his first marriage to Terri (nee Frank); granddaughters Jamie (Jon) Brassfield, Caitlin (Steve) Tramte; great-grandchildren Adah, McCartney, Zanna and Obidiah Brassfield, all of Green Bay, WI. He was married to his second wife, the late Mary Lou (nee Whitaker) in 1973. He is also survived by his niece Mary Gallagher, nephew John McGovney, great niece Christine (Alberto) Mendez and great nephews Michael (Melissa) Lennox, Jr. and Matthew Gallagher. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Theodore, first wife Theresa and second wife Mary Lou. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 25th at 11am at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Oak Park. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Animal House No-Kill Shelter, where Van adopted his beloved dog, Maverick. Animal House No-Kill Shelter, 13005 Ernesti Rd., Huntley, IL 60142


Saturday, January 25 11 a.m.

St. Christopher��s Episcopal Church 545 S. East Ave, Oak Park

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