Erma McMahon


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Posted Online: April 26, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Erma M. McMahon, 94, of DeWitt, Iowa, formerly of Davenport, died on Friday, April 26, 2013, at West Wing Place, DeWitt.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on Oct. 8, 1918, in Davenport, to Louis H. and Amanda Leuders Hallmann. She married Thomas W. McMahon Sr. on June 24, 1939.
Surviving are her husband; son, Tom Jr., Calamus, Iowa; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.












 



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