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Obituary: Thomas A. Powers

Services have been scheduled for Thomas A. Powers.

Thomas A. Powers, 79, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at the Winchester House in Libertyville. He was born March 16, 1933, in Waukegan, and had been a Gurnee and Waukegan resident all his life. A veteran of the US Air Force, Tom was a past commander of the Waukegan American Legion Post #281, life member of the Winthrop Harbor VFW and a member of the AMVETS. He was a long valued truck driver for Nabisco and Sears and a member of Teamsters Local #701 in Waukegan. Surviving are his wife, Allene Powers of Gurnee; three children, Jeff (Diane) Powers of Green Oaks, Michelle (Patrick) Quilty of Libertyville and Scott Powers of Gurnee; four grandchildren, Connor, Hayley, Kolton and Tristan; and siblings, Mildred Lundeen, William, Sherry Hacke, Wanda Christian, Donald, Roger and Roberta Stiles. He was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Burnett-Dane Funeral Home Ltd., 120 W. Park Ave. (Route 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.), Libertyville. A service will be held during the visitation at 7 p.m. Interment will be at Highland Memorial Park. For information, 847-362-3009 or please sign the guest book at www.burnettdane.com.

- Burnett-Dane Funeral Home provided this information.

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