Mt. Vernon Register-News

September 6, 2013

Michael Sinks

The Register-News

---- — Michael V. Sinks, 66, of Mokena, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at his home.

He was born on June 21, 1947, in Mt. Vernon, to the late Rolley V. and Wilma (nee Kisner) Sinks.

Michael is survived by his loving family; his wife Ruth (nee Maurer); his daughters, Michelle (Joseph) Pierce and Erin (Bryan) Janeliunas; grandchildren, Jacob, Aiden and Isabella Janeliunas; a sister Carole (fiance William Schaubel) Jadron; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, David; and a sister, Teresa Sinks.

Michael was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of the AVON Club.

Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451, on Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Frankfort.

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