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John T. Lusson
John T. Lusson
January 16, 1959 - October 24, 2011


Visitation: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2011 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 - 7th Ave., Rock Island, IL
Mass of Christian Burial: 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 28, 2011 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2401 - 31st Ave., Rock Island, IL
Vigil Service: 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2011 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 - 7th Ave., Rock Island, IL
John T. Lusson, 52, of Rock Island, died Monday October 24, 2011 at Trinity, Rock Island.

Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Rock Island. Inurnment will be at a later date. Visitation will be held 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home 3030 – 7th Ave., Rock Island, where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to Alleman High School.

John was born January 16, 1959 in Davenport, IA, a son of Jerome V. and Evelyn I. Patterson Lusson. He married Diana L. Dieterich on September 24, 1983 in Rock Island.

John was employed for 25 years with the City of Rock Island, from which he retired in 2007. He was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church, Rock Island, and Allouez Council 658, Knights of Columbus, Rock Island.

John enjoyed being with family and friends. He was very active in his children’s lives and activities. He enjoyed coaching basketball for a time at Jordan School.

He was an avid sports fan and loved the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears and the Fighting Illini.

Surviving are his wife, Diana, of Rock Island; son, Michael Lusson, Normal, IL; daughter, Aimee Lusson, Chicago, IL; brothers, Stephen E. (Juanita) Lusson, Corpus Christi, TX, and Michael J. (Molly) Lusson, Raleigh, NC; sister, Judith Durbin, Rock Island; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents.



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Johnny was one of the good guys! Di my thoughts and prayers are with you, Aimee and Michael.
-- Jody Butz

Aimee and Family, I am so sorry to hear that your dad has passed. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

Janine
-- Janine Keca

Diane and family, I was so sorry to hear about our husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Marvis
-- Marvis M Hafner

There are many memories of good times spent with John back in our Alleman days. I have not lived in the area for many years now but hearing of John's passing brings back thoughts of times past as if they happened yesterday. God bless John and his entire family; my prayers are with you.
-- Jim Hanson

John is one of my favorite people. We will all miss him and remember him for his warmth and enthusiasm. When we last spoke it was obvious that he took great joy in his family/children. God has blessed many lives with John, and we pray that He will give you peace and comfort.
-- Kevin and Melinda Bush

I echo, John was one of the good guys. A good guys face that I will miss on the planet. Love to you D...you are one of the good girls as well! Powerful strength and thoughts from the George family as your family takes these next difficult steps forward, and you will-because he would have wanted that for you all. Much love.
-- Kathy George

Dear Lusson Family, so sorry for your loss. John was a great guy who took such pride in his family. My thoughts and prayers go out to you. Norma
-- Norma E Johnson

Dear Diana and Family, I am very sad to hear that John has passed. He was very special. My sincere condolences. God Bless...
-- David Van Meter

Diana and Family, We were so sorry to hear about John's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.
-- Bud and Joan Dempsey

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you Diana, Aimee and Michael. John was a wonderful person who will be greatly missed. May it comfort you to know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers and your friends and family will all help you get through this most difficult time.
-- Gregg and Sandy Spriet

Dear Diane and family--- we are so sorry for your loss. John was always smiling and friendly when we would see him. We are praying for your family. With Love and hugs, Lorrie and Pete Dasso
-- Lorrie Dasso