John R. Gusick 75 of Hillsboro passed away Aug. 22, 2021 at Hillsboro Rehabilitation and nursing.
He was born July 6, 1946 in Chicago IL to Raymond and Eva (Ottenstroer) Gusick.
He was a graduate of Brother Rice High School in Chicago IL, Western Illinois University,
University of Illinois Chicago, he received his master’s degree in Human Development Counseling.
He was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Vietnam War where John had received a Purple Heart medal.
He was a member of the St. Agnes Catholic Church and a past member of the Taylor Springs VFW post #1306.
He worked in clinical services as supervisor at Graham Correctional Center in Hillsboro.
He is survived by his children John Gusick Jr. of Hillsboro, Laura Gusick of Springfield, Jeff (Megan) Gusick of Crystal Lake Il and Sara (Bryan) Burnham of Jamestown ND., along with 6 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Raymond Gusick and one sister Darlene Sparr.
Memorials can be directed to Paws Care.
Memorial funeral mass will be Friday Aug 27, 2021 at 4:00 PM at St. Agnes Catholic church in Hillsboro with Rev. Fr. Dan Willenborg officiating, visitation will be Friday from 2 until service time at the church.
Military honors will be conducted by the Irving American Legion #425 following the funeral mass.
Hough & Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro is charge of arrangements.
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