May 6, 1937 Moline Rock Island County Illinois, USA
Mar. 6, 2012 Moline Rock Island County Illinois, USA
MARTHA LUCAS JESUIT
Martha "Marti" Jesuit, 74, of East Moline, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in Moline.
Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Wendt Funeral Home, Moline. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rose Lawn Cemetery, Moline. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Martha A. Lucas was born in Moline on May 6, 1937, to Clarence and Ruth Dorwart Lucas. She was formerly married to John "Jack" Jesuit.
She was a flight scheduler for Deere & Company Aviation for 25 years, retiring in 1992. She enjoyed jazz music, cooking for friends and family and driving in her convertible. She also knitted hats for newborn babies at the hospitals.
Survivors include three daughters, Julie Kessler, Mount Airy, Md., Jeanne (Jeff) Sackfield, Silvis, and Janis (John) Watson, Moline; two sons, James (Christy) Jesuit, Weldon Spring, Mo., and Joseph Jesuit, Clarence, Iowa; eight grandchildren, Alex, Joseph, Matty, Adam, Julia, Jennie, Lucas and Martha; five step-grandchildren; and Colin, a great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Donald Lucas.