Nadine Pewe

Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 5:36 pm
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Nadine E. Pewe, 92, of Eldridge, died on Nov. 11, 2012, at Manor Care, Utica Ridge, Davenport.
Family services are today at Chambers, Eldridge. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park.
She was born on June 23, 1920, on the family farm in Calamus, Iowa, to Arthur and Sarah Snyder. She married Henry L. Pewe Jr. on April 9, 1936, in Davenport. He died in 1981.
Surviving are her sons, Dion, St. Louis, Mo., and Jan, Eldridge; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Vivian Fischer, DeWitt.


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