David Denahey


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Posted Online: March 02, 2013, 8:55 pm
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David L. Denahey, 70, of Davenport, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Genesis East.
Private services were held at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.
He was born Jan. 21, 1943, in Chicago, to James and Marie Denahey.
He had been a bus driver for the city of Davenport.
Survivors are his mother, Marie Denahey, Dewitt; children, Patrick (Julie) Denahey, Des Moines, and Erin (Todd) Fraconi, Green Bay, Wis.; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Ann Hahn, Grand Mound, Iowa, and Katherine (Frank) Doherty, Castleberry, Fla. He was preceded in death by his father, two brothers and a sister.













 



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