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Friday, January 31, 2020

Late Cubs fan has one last wish: Donate to ‘impoverished’ Ricketts family

Joanne DeVrieze lived to the ripe age of 95, raised five children, enjoyed the company of nine grandkids and was a great-grandmother of 16. She passed away Jan. 19, and the Cubs fan had one final request — aid the pockets of her team’s owners.

“Donations in Joanne’s memory may be directed toward the impoverished Ricketts family of Chicago, Illinois, for purposes of assembling a near-Major League-caliber bullpen,” her obituary reads, “or to be dispersed per family wishes.”

Talk about shots fired from beyond the grave.

Someone after our hearts, it appears.

 

QLE Posted: January 31, 2020 at 12:35 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: dollah dollah bills, y'all, fans, obituaries, ricketts

 

 

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