Reva DeBock


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Posted Online: March 27, 2013, 6:56 pm
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Reva A. DeBock, 88, of Bettendorf, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2013, at her home.
A Liturgy of the Word will be 10 a.m. Friday, March 29, at Sacred Heart Church, Moline. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Entombment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Memorials can be made to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Association or BVM Order of Dubuque.
Reva was born Oct. 28, 1924, in Moline, the daughter of Forest and Josephine Ragan Beck. She married Robert F. DeBock on April 30, 1949, in Moline. He preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 2004.
Reva retired from International Harvester Farmall Works, Rock Island, after 35 years.
Reva was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Moline, and a former member of St. Maria Goretti, Coal Valley, and Farmall Girls Club. She enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include her sister, Betty McSparin, Rock Island; nieces, Jan French, Milan, and Connie Smith, California; nephew, Allen, Texas; and cousins, Mary Ann Logan, Davenport, and Georgine Verbeke, Hillsdale.
Condolences may be left at RaffertyFunerals.com.












 



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