|October 29, 1942 - July 28, 2011|
|Rock Island, Illinois|
|Memorial Service: 3:00PM Sunday July 31, 2011 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island|
|Visitation: 1:30PM to 3:00PM Sunday July 31, 2011 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island|
|Interment: at a later date , at Rock Island National Cemetery |
|Thomas “Tom” Florian, 68, of Rock Island, formerly of Milan, passed away Thursday July 28, 2011 at St. Anthony’s Continuing Care Center.|
A memorial service will be held at 3:00p.m., Sunday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:30p.m. to service time at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in the Rock Island National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Rock Island County Humane Society.
Thomas was born on October 29, 1942 in Berwyn, IL, the son of Henry and Thelma Florian. He married Charlene Trent on October 29, 1969 in Wilmington, IL. She preceded him in death on November 5, 1998. He later married Judy DeKoster on December 5, 1999 in Rock Island.
He was a United States Army Veteran.
Mr. Florian was employed by the Rock Island Arsenal for over 30 years as a computer programmer, retiring in 1994.
Thomas was a member of Moline Viking Club, IHMV Ski Club and the Milan American Legion. He enjoyed being with his family, golfing, skiing, his many friends and worldwide traveling.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Florian, Rock Island; daughter and son in law, Monica (Luc) Janelle, Ankeny, IA; daughter in law, Jennifer Florian; grandchildren, Sebastien, Simon and Max Janelle, Madeline and Ethan Florian; step grandchildren, Christopher, Courtney, Derek, Haley and Max Gillman; sister, Mary Jo Walsh, Wilmington, IL.
He was preceded in death by his son, Derek and parents.
I am so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with Monica and Judy and the family for comfort and stength during this difficult time.
-- Terri Pellettiere
We love you Tom very much! and you will be missed. I hope you enjoy golfing with Derek. Give Char, Mom and Dad a kiss and tell them we miss them very much. Monica and Judy our thoughts and prays are with the both of you. We love you both very much. Love, Dick & Skeeter Trent
-- Dick & Skeeter Trent
Judy,Monica and family,Jennifer so sorry for your loss.Tom was a good person and a lot of fun .
Enjoyed him and Judy at the condo on the gulf of Texas.
now he can rest.
-- William & Martha Trent
I hope you know that we love you. Tom was a wonderful Uncle and I loved growing up with him as part of our family. Please know that even though I am thousands of miles away, I love you so much!
Sorry to hear about your dad Our prayers are with you and Luc.
-- John and Thelma Harder
When we were kids, Tom was like the older brother I never had. He taught me about fast cars, rock and roll, how to shoot, how to fight. I will miss him, I wish I were able to make his memorial service, my thoughts are with all of you.
-- John brezina
Tom, we will miss you ... I will always remember good time that I passed with you ... keep you and all your family in our heart forever ...
-- Louise Janelle