Mary Roling


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Posted Online: May 04, 2013, 7:48 pm
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Mary E. Roling, 85, Davenport, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Bettendorf Health Care.
Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial is at Holy Family Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Monday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport, with a vigil at 6:30 p.m.
She married Vernard A. Roling Oct. 17, 1953. He died Oct. 7, 2000.
Surviving are her children, Michele Roling, Patricia Roling, Mary Beth Ralston, Jeffrey Roling, David Roling; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Frances Childs.














 



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