John was born in Racine, Wisconsin to John J. & Louise K. Trott. He was the devoted husband of Loreli (Lori) Trott for 52 years. John was a loving father to John J. (Alma) Trott and Lisa K. (Seamus) Moriarty. John was also an adoring grandfather to Victoria Moriarty, Cristina, Cassandra and John Trott . He is survived by his siblings Thomas and Louise (Rob) Rozanski.