Lorraine Oberhaus


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Posted Online: April 19, 2014, 9:06 pm
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Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial for Lorraine H. Oberhaus, 80, a resident of Davenport will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, with a rosary at 6:30 p.m.
Mrs. Oberhaus died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.
Memorials may be made to either Our Lady of Victory Building Fund, the Local Food Pantry or the Humane Society.
Lorraine Helen Thissen was born Sept. 14, 1933, in Menominee, Ill., to Raymond and Esther Kuehl Thissen. Lorraine was united in marriage to Earl Oberhaus on Oct. 23, 1954, in Dubuque. She received her nursing degree and went on to serve at the former Mercy Hospital, Ridgecrest and Pine Knoll before retiring in 1998.
She is survived by her loving husband of over 59 years, Earl and their children, Steven (Linda Blair) Oberhaus, Binghamton, N.Y., Daniel (Joan) Oberhaus, Davenport, Paul (Diana) Oberhaus, Egan, Minn., Michael (Sue) Oberhaus, Rock Island, and Kathleen (Ron) Evanchyk, Davenport; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Celestine Kehoe and Ruth (Don) Newberry; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and a brother. May they rest in peace.
Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed by visiting Lorraine's obituary at hmdfuneralhome.com












 



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