Wednesday, March 18, 2015

R.I.P. Major Irwin F. Williger

 The centenarian participant in the national Veterans History Project at the Niles Public Library passed away on March 3, 2015. The interview of this American hero and member of the Greatest Generation can be read and heard via the Niles Library website.

 His death notice can be read at the link below.

Dr. Irwin Williger, a surgeon fascinated with needlepoint, dies at 101 entitled the  appreciative obituary  written by Joan Giangrasse Kates which appeared in the March 19, 2015 issue of the Chicago Tribune.

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