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James Vincent Venard

November 4, 1938 November 29, 2018
James Vincent  Venard
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James Vincent Venard, age 80; beloved husband of Shirley, nee Blyskal, Venard; loving father of Tina Taulbee, Laura (Arrow) Davis, and Mary Hinds; dear grandfather of Sean and Kyle Taulbee, and Christine Allen and Rachel Daigle; great-grandfather of Roman and Harper Allen, and a third great-grandchild due in February. James was a lifelong resident of Downers Grove and as a descendant of early residents, Venard Street bears his family’s name. He went on to become valedictorian of his class at Downers Grove North High School. James proudly served the Navy in three tours in Vietnam as a fighter pilot and was a naval officer for much of his career. In his free time, he enjoyed gardening. James will be remembered as a man who was very devoted to his family. Interment private. Arrangements by Adams-Winterfield and Sullivan Funeral Home. 630-968-1000 or

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