Dean Blumer


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 8:41 pm
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Dean Blumer, 71, of Davenport, died on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
Visitation is from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport, followed by a private service and burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. A public memorial service is a later date.
He married Sharon K. Nest in 1963.
Surviving are his wife; children, Brent Blumer, Moline, Becky Powell, Bettendorf; six grandchildren; siblings, Kathleen Lee, Patricia MacBeth-Goetsch, Wayne Blumer, Davenport.












 



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