Converse, Arlan Burnham (Died on 19 Jun 2011)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jun 2011, p. 38

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Converse, Arlan Burnham, July 19, 1917 to June 19, 2011. He grew up in Winnetka, graduated from New Trier High School in 1935 and attended Northwestern University. During World War II he served in the Navy aboard a supply ship in the Pacific. He spent his entire working life at the First National Bank of Chicago, starting in the mail room and working up to Vice President and head of the Savings Department prior to his retirement in 1975. He then enjoyed his many hours and many new friends volunteering in the local Republican party headquarters. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Shirley McCoy Converse, of Sun City, AZ, his five children Robin (Catherine) Converse of Houston, Texas, Judy Birkinbine of Northfield, Illinois, Arlan (Marilyn) Converse of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Philip (Karen Dluhosh) Converse of Seattle, Washington, and Gail (Emery) Fair of Northfield, Illinois, as well as nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He is also survived by his dear friend and longtime companion, Laura Nanelle Wilson, of Pine Mountain Valley, Georgia, where they spent many happy years. There will be no service in Illinois. Donations may be made to the Evans Scholars Foundation, c/o Western Golf Association, One Briar Road, Golf, IL 60029.

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30 Jun 2011
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19 Jun 2011
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Converse, Arlan Burnham (Died on 19 Jun 2011)