Larry Dean Tisor, 76, of Colona, passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020, at UnityPoint Health – Bettendorf Campus, Bettendorf, IA. A celebration of life will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2020, at Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory – Geneseo Chapel. Pastor Dave Murphy will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4 – 6 p.m., on Saturday, at the funeral home. Cremation rites have been accorded. Military honors will be accorded by the Colona American Legion. Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association.
Larry was born on November 17, 1943, the son of Dean and Lois (Pickle) Tisor, in Burlington, IA. On December 26, 1962, Larry married Catherine Miller in Hagerstown, Maryland. He proudly served in the United States Army. He worked as a laborer at John Deere Harvester, retiring after 30 years of service. He served as a volunteer fireman for Coal Valley for many years. He enjoyed playing softball for Murphy’s Tap in Rock Island and loved leatherworking, playing horseshoes, golfing, and camping. He enjoyed playing games and spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Catherine; children, Larry (fiancé Jill James-Mundt) Tisor, Geneseo, Selina Edwards, Davenport, Melissa (Chuck) Larson, Geneseo, Judy (Harry) Alicea, Colona; grandchildren, Jammy Upton, Trisha Upton, Elizabeth (Peter) Fretto, Jacob (Sarah) Larson, Trenton Larson, Logan Larson, Autymn (Blake) Lyon, Kendra Raley, Mason Raley, Liam Alicea, Clifford Tisor, Nathaniel Tisor; nine great-grandchildren and one on the way; step-brother, Eric (Gail) Thompson, Colona; and special nephews, Shawn and Scott Thompson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dean and Lois, and stepfather, William “Bill” S. Thompson.
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