Mark Curran

Posted Online: Jan. 11, 2013, 6:10 pm
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Services for Mark Curran, 38, of Davenport, are at 11 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport. Visitation is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport, with a 2 p.m. prayer servicie.
He died on Jan. 9, 2013, in Davenport.
He was born on Sept. 16, 1974.
Surviving are his son, Alec, Clinton; mother, Angie (Randy) Kicksey, Davenport; father, Dr. John Curran, Minneapolis, Minn.; siblings, Amanda, Davenport; Matthew, Denver, Colo.; grandmother, Rosemary More, Davenport; nephews; Alec's mother, Michelle Curran, Clinton.


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