Lou Bevil

Lou Bevil

Birth
Nelson, Lee County, Illinois, USA
Death 1 Feb 1973 (aged 50)
Dixon, Lee County, Illinois, USA
Burial Dixon, Lee County, Illinois, USA
Plot Grave Alley South, Lot 2301
Memorial ID 50872123 · View Source
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BORN LOUIS EUGENE BEVILACQUA. Professional baseball player in 1942. Pitcher for the Washington Senators.

Veteran of WW II.

cause of death: CancerLOUIS BEVILACQUA TAKEN BY DEATH

Louis Eugene Bevilacqua, 51, 1257 S. Wolf Rd., Hillside, formerly of Nelson, a former major league baseball player and an employe of the Chicago Northwestern Railroad, died early today in KSB Hospital following a long illness.
He was born Nov. 27, 1922, in Dixon, the son of Louis and Victoria Magnifici Bevilacqua. He attended local schools and played professional baseball for the Washington Senators three years prior to being drafted in World War II when he served with the 13th Armored Division in the European Theater.
After his service years he was spring training manager at the Senators' training farm, Orlando, Fla.
He last returned to Nelson where he went to work for the railroad and at the time of his death was division road master in the Des Plaines and Proviso Yards.
He was married to the former Virginia Powell, Feb. 9, 1946 in Dixon.
Survivors include his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Wayne (Dianne) Procupm, Des Plaines; and Mrs. Charles (Nancy) Caruso, Des Plaines; two sons, Louis Jr., Hoffman Estates and Joseph, Des Plaines; four grandchildren, four sisters, Miss Gilda Bevilacqua, Rockford; Mrs. William (Josephine) LaFever, Dixon; Mrs. Oscar (Rose) Witzleb, Rock Falls and Mrs. Herbert (Florence) Hames, Oglesby; and two brothers, Anthony (Tony) Rock Falls, and Dr. Lee, Omaha, Neb.

A prayer service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Allen-Buckley Funeral Home, Dixon, with a Requiem Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Joseph B. Linster, officiating.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. The rosary will be recited at 8 p.m.
(Dixon Evening Telegraph, Dixon, IL., Thurs., Feb. 1, 1973, pg. 10)
(thanks to contributor Elsie Harmon)


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  • Created by: Carol Tessein
  • Added: 9 Apr 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 50872123
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lou Bevil (27 Nov 1922–1 Feb 1973), Find a Grave Memorial no. 50872123, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Dixon, Lee County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Carol Tessein (contributor 46853728) .