Joseph Waechter


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Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
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Services for Joseph Mayes Waechter, 89, of Davenport, are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport. Burial is at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
He died March 25, 2013, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
He was born Sept. 6, 1923. He married Louise Reiff on Aug. 28, 1948. She died July 30, 2012.
Surviving are his children, Margaret, Anne, Joseph Jr., John, William, James, Thomas and Mark; eight grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and cousins.














 



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