Eloise Beyer

Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2010, 8:12 pm
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Funeral services for Eloise Beyer, 74, Davenport, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church, Bettendorf. Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Monday at Halligan McCabe DeVries, Davenport. She died Saturday, Dec. 11.

Eloise married John Beyer Jr. in 1956. He died in 1995.

Survivors include a son, Kerry, Davenport; daughters, Laura (Andrew) Sandoval, Amy (Wyatt) Phillips and Linda "Kiki' (Todd) Hopkins, all of Davenport, Wendy Beyer, Bettendorf, and Bubby (Jim) Freyberger, Rock Island; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.


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