Celia 'Sally' Saldivar

Posted Online: Dec. 13, 2012, 6:17 pm
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Celia P. "Sally" Saldivar, 93, of Bettendorf, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Clarissa Cook Hospice, Bettendorf.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic, Bettendorf, with visitation at 10 a.m. Burial is at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.
She married Margarito S. Saldivar July 10, 1939. He died Feb. 3, 1982.
Surviving are children, Marcy Wickersham, Victor, Margarito, Cyndi Smith; 23 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Estella Ulloa, Peter Ulloa.


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