SPRING VALLEY — Joseph J. Terando, 82, of rural Spring Valley died at 1:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at St. Margaret Hospital in Spring Valley.
Joseph was born Aug. 11, 1931, in Spring Valley to Joseph L. Terando and Anna Mae McMahon. He married Irene Podobinski in 1951. She died in 1977. He later married Nancy Audritsh Dorn on July 20, 1991.
Joseph was a plant manager at Maze Nails in Peru, where he worked for 45 years. He also loved farming in rural Spring Valley. He was a member of The Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in Spring Valley and the John Bosco Association, the Spring Valley American Legion, the Bureau County Farm Bureau and the Peru Eagles Club. He served on the Spring Valley Elementary School Board of Education. Joseph was a Korean War veteran, serving as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy of rural Spring Valley; a son, Joseph J. Terando II of Burlington, Wis.; three daughters, Renee’ (Michael) McNamara of Peru, Patrice (Gary) Olson of Cedar Point and Jo Marie “Jodie” Terando of Sandwich; two sisters, Martha Loretta Forden of Princeton and JoAnn Harrison of Spring Valley; three brothers, Laurence (Diane) Terando of Mansfield, Gerald (Jeannie) Terando of Morris and Michael (Lorraine) Terando of Mark; 24 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his stepchildren, Bob (Joulia) Dorn of Cherry Valley, Jim (Hana) Dorn of O’Fallon, Mike (Sandra) Dorn of Sycamore and Ann (Darren) Sanders of Genoa; and his sistersin-law, Louise Terando of Morris, Darlene Terando of Montgomery and Patricia Terando of Spring Valley.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Irene; two daughters, Janet Terando in infancy and Linda Downey; a great-grandson, Patrick Olson; three brothers, John, Leonard and Donald Terando; and a brother and sister in infancy.
Prayers will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at the Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at The Parish of The Nativity of Our Lord (Mautino Drive location) at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Spilman officiating. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Park, Spring Valley, with military graveside rites conducted by the Ladd American Legion.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the funeral home.
You may view and sign a guestbook at www.bartofh.com.