Helen Justman


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Posted Online: May 07, 2013, 4:59 pm
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Helen G. Justman, 94, of Davenport, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at her home in Davenport.
Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 10, at The Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Burial will be at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Davenport Retired Police Officer's Association. Online condolences may be left at rungemortuary.com
Helen was born March 27, 1919, in Davenport, the daughter of Walter and Rose Watson Levson. She was united in marriage to Donald Justman on Nov. 15, 1938, in Davenport. He preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 1989.
She was the director for 16 years at the VA office in Scott County, retiring in 1983. She was a member of the Red Hat Copperettes. She loved to crochet and sew and also loved to read. She was an avid Cub's fan and loving mother and grandmother.
Those left to honor her memory include sons, Donald Jr. and Dennis (Susan), both of Davenport; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a special aunt, Florence Jones, Davenport. She was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Donna Haney.












 




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