John Sandler


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Posted Online: April 07, 2013, 7:48 pm
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Funeral services and a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for John E. Sandler, 73, of Bettendorf, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Bettendorf. Visitation will be Tuesday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, from 4 to 7 p.m., where there will be a brief prayer service and time of sharing at 6:30 p.m. Per John's request, casual attire is requested. There will be additional visitation at church prior to mass from 10 until 10:30 a.m. Honoring John's wishes, the rite of cremation will be accorded after visitation. Inurnment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.
John passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Clarrisa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
John Edward Sandler was born on July 31, 1939, in Moline, a son of Jack and Patricia Driscoll Sandler. He had been married to Carole Stevenson. John was united in marriage to Marilyn Mara DeClerck in 1991.
Memorials may be made to Clarrisa C. Cook Hospice House or for a memorial fund to be established in John's name.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn, Bettendorf; his daughter, Amy Biscontine, Rock Island; his stepchildren, Jaime (Michelle) DeClerck, Des Moines, Cathie (Rober) Rashid, Carver, Mass., and Terri DeClerck, Bettendorf; his sisters, Suzanne Weis, Bettendorf, and Lynne Scott, Davenport; six grandchildren, Noah Biscontine, Dylan and Leah DeClerck, Joshua Rashid and Samantha and Ben Burmeister; a sister-in-law, Sharon Hobart, Davenport; his brothers-in-law, Roger Mara, Montgomery, Ill., Ron (Rhonda) Mara, Davenport, and Jim (Jane) Mara, Levelland, Texas; and numerous loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Ralph Weis.
Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting John's obituary at hmdfuneralhome.com.














 



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