The Obit For Shadow Mudron

Francis Mudron

The Herald News - April 11, 2008


Francis "Shadow" Mudron went to be with Veronica, his Hon, who died on April 9, 2005.

Shadow's passion was baseball. While growing up on Meeker Ave. he played on Speedboys, St. Cyril A. C., Reefers Trucking and the Meeker Ave. Wildcats teams.

Shadow also played for a year with the St. Louis Cardinal's farm team. He was an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Amateur Baseball Federation, and past president of the Will County Old Timers Baseball Association.

After serving in the Navy during WWII, Shadow returned to Joliet where he married Veronica McGuire, started a family and continued to play baseball for Globe Oil.

After playing for many years he became an umpire for numerous baseball leagues in the Will County area.

When Shadow retired from Union Oil he became a starter at the Inwood Golf Course where he worked until 2003.

Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Minooka.