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Julius V. Machino

November 24, 1911 - June 2, 2007

Julius V. Machino

SPRINGFIELD – Julius V. Machino, 95, of Springfield, died Sunday, June 3, 2007 at his residence.

He was born November 24, 1911 in Coal City, IL, the son of John and Maria Castagno Machino. He married Dorothy Shehan in 1946; she preceded him in death on February 24, 1988. His parents; four brothers; and one sister also preceded him in death.

Mr. Machino owned and operated Machino’s Lounge in Springfield for over 50 years. He was a member of Church of Christ the King. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1941-1945. He was a member of VFW Post #755, American Legion Post #32, Italian American War Veterans Post #15, Illinois Liquor & Beverage Association (ILBA), Roman Cultural Society, and Elks Lodge #158.

Survivors: two nieces; one great-nephew; one great-great-niece.

Memorials may be made to VFW Post #755.

Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 7, 2007. Services: 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 8, 2007, Monsignor David Lantz officiating. Burial: Virden Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted. Staab Funeral Home of Service.

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