Lois Fitzgerald


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Posted Online: April 12, 2014, 6:16 pm
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Lois Fitzgerald, 97, of Bettendorf, died April 12, 2014, at Iowa Masonic Health Facility, Bettendorf.
Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf, with visitation 11 a.m. to services. Burial is at Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport.
She was born Dec. 17, 1916. She married Herman Fitzgerald in 1936. He died in 1997.
Surviving are children, Bill, Princeton, Iowa, Dorothy Kimmel, Bettendorf, Kenneth, LeClaire, Janice Anderson, Port Byron; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; five siblings.












 



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