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Record #: R2022-606   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 6/22/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 6/22/2022
Title: Tribute to late William K. Flood
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M.
Attachments: 1. R2022-606.pdf

WHEREAS, William K. Flood has been called to eternal life by the wisdom of God at the age of 82; and

WHEREAS, The Chicago City Council has been informed of his passing by Alderman Edward M. Burke; and

WHEREAS, William is survived by his brother John, sisters Anne (Martin) Quinn, Muriel McDarrah, his sister-in-law Denise (Phil) Dixon, sisters-in-law Wanda Evon and Mary Ann Flood, nine children, William, Brian, Kevin, Michele (Pat) Mele, Michael (Christine) Flood, Deborah (David) Dilorio, Christopher (Kerry) Flood, David (Julie) Flood, Coleen (Jay) Geary, Grandchildren William (Megan) Flood, Susan (Steve) Denson, Kara (Brian) Katzenbach, Michael (Stephanie Dziagwa), Sheila (Johnny Larson) Matthew (Melanie) Flood, Tom (Kristine) Flood, Shawn (Gianna) Flood, Brian, Christopher (Breanne) Flood, Eric, Justin, Courtney, Caroline, Charles, Patrick, Carole Anne, Anthony, Chloe, Shannon, Dillon, Grace, Gabriella, Michael, Liam, Fiona, Shea, Kylene, Bridget, Cullen, Luke, Brody, and his great grandchildren Michael, Sebastian, Aiden, Anthony, Ryan, Lucas, Johnny, Averie, Nova, Oakley; and

WHEREAS, William was born at St. Anne's Hospital to Emmet and Muriel Flood, and graduated from St Ignatius High School in 1957; and

WHEREAS, William met his wife, Carole at the age of 16 and married her on October 15,1960; and

WHEREAS, Having previously worked for small waste haulers, William and his brothers Joe and Emmet began their own waste hauling company in 1963, O.Z. Miller Disposal LTD growing the small firm of one truck to eight; and

WHEREAS, In 1970, Flood Bros Disposal Co. was incorporated and grew to 200 collection trucks in the last fifty plus years, remaining one ofthe last family-owned and operated waste haulers in the Chicago Metropolitan area today; and

WHEREAS, William and Carole's philanthropy extended to numerous organizations and were instrumental in Christmas Food Packing that would feed up to 4,000 families through various charities throughout the Cook...

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