Carole DeVries

Posted Online: Dec. 13, 2012, 6:17 pm
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Carole A. DeVries, 69, of Davenport, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Clarissa Cook Hospice, Bettendorf.
Cremation rites were accorded. Committal is private. Celebration of life is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at Circle Tap, Davenport. Arrangements are by Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
She was born April 19, 1943, in Davenport, to Peter and Grace Inez Henning Hinrichsen.
Surviving are daughters, Sherrie Newman, Cindy Volquardsen, Jennifer DeVries; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Lois Hinrichsen, Rita Zubaty.


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