Illini Wrestler Killed

Francis Edelen (21yrs) was killed in a hit and run car accident.  Francis was a former Oak Forest resident and attended Oak Forest High School.  He was a member of the Oak Forest Wrestling program and was a multiple state place winner while  also being an honor roll student.  Francis continued his education and wrestling at the University of Illinois in Champaign.  He was involved in an accident on I-57 near Champaign and got out of his vehicle at some point.  He was then hit by another vehicle  who continued driving without stopping.    Any help for the family will be greatly appreciated.  Thank you and please say a prayer for Francis.


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Organizer and beneficiary

Frank Edelen 
Tinley Park, IL
Deborah Kratovil 
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