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Tessie Stathos Lujano


1932 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Tessie Stathos Lujano

Reno - On June 27th 2018, Tessie passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Tessie was a native Nevadan raised by Greek Immigrant Parents. She was born in Ely, Nevada on October 10, 1932 to James and Mildred Stathos. She grew up in Mcgill, Nevada.

Tessie graduated from White Pine High School in 1950 and also married her high school sweetheart Margo Lujano. Together they moved to Reno and raised 5 children: Connie Lujano (Walker), Marguerite Pehrson (Robby), Tony Lujano (April), Dan Lujano (Shirley), and Melissa Read (David). They have 10 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren.

Tessie worked for Dorman's Supply, Sierra Restaurant Supply, and retired from the State Of Nevada.

Tessie was a fun loving and exceptional person and had many friends including her lifelong friends in the Fair Femmes Club. She loved all animals and always fed/took in strays. She was an huge tennis fan and loved Rafa Nadal.

Tessie is preceded in death by her father James, mother Mildred, sister Sheila Stathos, husband Margo Lujano, brother Dean Stathos, sister Peggy Prisbrey, and her precious daughter Connie Lujano. She is survived by her 4 children and her brother Jim Stathos and his life partner Sidney Clark of Carmel, Ca. and many nieces and nephews.

No celebration of life is planned at this time. Since she loved animals so much in lieu of flowers please make donations to Nevada Humane Society, SPCA, or Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue.
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal from July 11 to July 15, 2018
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