December 6, 1938-June 29, 2021
SILVIS-James S. Lodico, 82, of Silvis, handed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at Clarissa C. Cook dinner Hospice House, Bettendorf with family by his facet.
Funeral providers will be 12:00 pm, Friday, July 2, 2021 at Rafferty Funeral Dwelling, 2111-1st St A, Moline with visitation two hours prior to the company. Personal burial will be at North Cemetery, Geneseo, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be manufactured to Western Illinois College or Alleman Substantial School.
Jim was born December 6, 1938 in Moline, the son of Joseph and Margaret Lodico. He married Carol Moody on August 26, 1961 in Moline. She preceded him in demise on September 24, 2019.
In 1956, Jim performed on Alleman’s undefeated soccer crew where by the group was inducted into the 2003 Alleman Superior School’s Hall of Fame. He graduated from Alleman Substantial university in 1957. He attended Western Illinois College and played on the 1959 undefeated soccer workforce and the staff was inducted into the Western Hall of Fame in 1989.
Jim graduated in 1961 with a instructing diploma. He taught in Coal City, Rock Island, and United Township, East Moline, where he coached quite a few sports activities. In 1979, he went to Geneseo to turn out to be the Principal at North Aspect Elementary College.
Though in Geneseo, Jim was a member of Illinois Principals Association from 1979 – 1994, Countrywide Affiliation of Elementary School Principals from 1979 – 1994, President of Black Hawk Division of Illinois Principals Affiliation from 1983 – 1984 and was member of Phi Delta Kappa, Quad Town Chapter. He also served as a Board Member, Secretary, Vice-President and President of the Trade Club of East Moline-Silvis from 1973 – 1975 and was a member of the Geneseo Rotary Worldwide from 1979 to 1986, exactly where he served as a Board Member, Vice-President and President and also produced the Rotary Foundation Paul Harris Fellow in 1992. Jim served on the Western Illinois University Alumni Council from 1984 to 1990 and again from 1996 to 2002.
Jim most a short while ago served on the Western Illinois College Foundation Govt Board from 2006 – 2019 in which he was President from 2012 to 2015. He also served on the Advisory Board of Western Illinois College, Quad Towns from 2005 – 2021. Jim was an avid golfer.
Survivors incorporate his two sons, Mike Lodico, Silvis, IL and Scott Lodico, Aurora, IL grandsons, Drake Lodico and Zane Lodico and brothers, Joe Lodico, Rochelle, IL, Den Lodico, Boise, ID, Don Lodico, AZ and Dave Lodico, Phoenix, AZ.
Condolences may possibly be still left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com.
Released by The Rock Island Dispatch Argus on Jul. 1, 2021.