Doris Ducey


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Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 5:36 pm
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Doris M. Ducey, 97, of Davenport, died on Nov. 12, 2012, at Genesis West, Davenport.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Weerts, Davenport. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial is at Durant Cemetery.
She was born in 1914 in Tekamah, Neb., to Charles and Nellie Darnell. She married Donald DeMond and later married Donald Ducey.
Survivors include, her daughter, Sharon Roesger, Durant; son, Michael (Gloria), Davenport; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.














 



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