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Joseph Lawrence Testin

Obituary for Joseph Lawrence Testin

August 27, 1928 - July 19, 2017
Plano, Illinois | Age 88


Lawrence J. "Joe" Testin, 88, of Plano, passed away Wednesday July 19, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital. He was born August 27, 1928 in Joliet, IL the son of the late Lawrence and Frances (Baltz) Testin.
Joe graduated from Joliet Catholic High School; he entered the U.S. Army and served in Korea. He is a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 1271, Sugar Grove, IL. He farmed in Plainfield, Sugar Grove and Big Rock, and after 32 years in Big Rock he retired from farming in 2001. He was a long time volunteer for both Sugar Grove and Big Rock Fire Departments.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Eileen "Bunny" Testin of Plano; his two sons, John (Kathy) Testin of West Liberty, IA and Patrick (Debbie) Testin of Big Rock, IL; his two daughters, Rita (David) Gemmer of Morris, Il and Nancy (Dwight) Snyder of Garrettsville, OH; his Eleven grandchildren, Twenty-five great grandchildren; his brother, Raymond (Marlene) Testin of Gardner, IL; his sister, Lois Bucciferro of Joliet, IL; his sister-in-law, Helen (Tom) Furto of Joliet, IL; his many other family members and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Paul Testin; his sister, Frances Cleonon.
Visitation will be held Friday 4-8 p.m. July 21, 2017 at The Healy Chapel, 370 Division Dr., Sugar Grove, IL 60554. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday 10:00 a.m. July 22, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 901 N. Center St., Plano, IL 60545. Interment will take place at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Minooka, IL. Joe requests no flowers, instead, donations may be made to Mercy Home for Boy's and Girl's or Masses. For further information please call (630) 466-1330 or visit our website at to sign the online guestbook.

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370 Division Dr
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
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