Marilyn Alcala

Posted Online: May 09, 2014, 5:43 pm
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Marilyn H. Alcala, 80, of Wapello, Iowa, formerly of Davenport, died May 8, 2014, at home.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
She married Joseph Alcala Sr. He died in 1988.
Surviving are her significant other, Bill Schelling, Wapello; children, Linda Phelps, Moline, Judy Hendrickson, Selene Aguirre, Louis, Mark, Tom, Davenport; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; siblings, Carol, Duane, Tom.


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