Andrea 'Ann' Vargas

Posted Online: Nov. 19, 2012, 8:34 pm
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Andrea E. "Ann" Vargas, 43 of Davenport died Nov. 17, 2012, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony's Catholic, Davenport. Burial is at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Arrangements are by Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
She was born March 7, 1969, in Davenport, to Elias and Carol Vargas.
Surviving are her father; siblings, Loretta, Thomas, David, Joseph, Davenport, Francis, Rock Falls, Ill., Elias Jr., Lombard, Ill.; nieces and nephews.


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