Marcella Dura


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Posted Online: Dec. 03, 2012, 5:19 pm
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Marcella Dura, 83, of Kewanee, died on Dec. 2, 2012, at Kewanee Care Home.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Kewanee. Burial is at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kewanee. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee, with a rosary at 7 p.m.
She was born on May 24, 1929.
Surviving are her husband, Edward; daughter, Debbie Dura Lindbeck, Kewanee; grandchildren, Casey Lindbeck and Alivia Lindbeck. She was preceded in death by daughter, Annette; and brother, Robert.












 



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