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Mary G. (Frederick) Spriet

August 11, 1931 ~ August 28, 2018 (age 87)

Funeral Services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Mary G. Spriet, 87, a resident of Davenport, will be 10:00am Friday, August 31, 2018 at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 422 E. 10th Street, Davenport.  Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.  The family will greet friends Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main Street, downtown Davenport.  There will be a Rosary at 6:30pm that all are invited to attend.  There will be additional visitation Friday in the Gathering Space at the church from 9:00am until the time of the service.

            Mary died Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at her home in Davenport.  She was surrounded by her family and passed after a brief illness.

Mary Gertrude Frederick was born August 11, 1931 in Davenport, a daughter of James and Martha (Beyer) Frederick.   She married Charles Joseph Spriet, Jr. June 20, 1953 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Davenport.  He preceded her in death February 9, 1999; at the time of his passing they had been blessed with 46-years of marriage. 

Mary worked as a parish secretary at Sacred Heart Cathedral, retiring in 1995 after 20 years of service.  She was also a dedicated volunteer of the Cathedral.

She cherished time with her family; especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, bowling, golf, playing cards, her daily rosary and was a die-hard Cubs Fan.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Cathedral or UnityPoint Hospice.

Those left to honor her memory include her children; Teresa “Terri” (David) Spinner, Sharon (Michael) McNamara, Kevin Spriet (Jami) and Kelly (Scott) Boche; 16 grandchildren:  Jennifer (Antonio), Jeffrey, Joseph (Sarah), Katie (Patrick), Timothy (Ashly), Lindsay (Aaron), LaRhonda, Nicole (Mitch), Amanda (Brian), Justin, Tess, Brittney (Mike), Kayla (Ben), Maddilyn, Emma and Sam; 22 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mary Jo Frederick and brother-in-law, Dave Spriet.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Charles “Chuck” Spriet, son, Jeffrey Spriet in 1972; and brothers, Bob and Jim.  May they rest in peace.

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