Mary "Mimi" E. Coryn

May 15, 2018

Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Mary E. Coryn, 86, a resident of Davenport, will be 10:00 am Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1506 Brown Street, Bettendorf.  Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.  Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main Street, downtown Davenport.  There will be a Rosary at 3:30 pm; prior to the visitation all are invited to attend. 

Mrs. Coryn died Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at her Davenport residence, surrounded by her family. 

            Mary Elizabeth Wurzer was born on May 28, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan to Henry C. and Margaret (Kahl) Wurzer.  Mimi graduated from the Villa de Chantal, Rock Island, Illinois, in 1949.  She graduated from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, in 1953.  She married Robert C. Coryn on September 2, 1954 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Bettendorf.  He preceded her in death October 15, 2016. 

            Mimi was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, a founding member of the Catholic Service Board, as well as a lifelong contributor to many other Catholic charities.

            Mimi will be lovingly remembered for her faith, kindness, humor and dedication to her family.

            Memorials may be made to the Coryn Family Scholarship Fund at Assumption High School, Davenport; The Kahl Home; or Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.

Survivors include her children; daughter and son-in-law, Ann E. and Dr. Joseph L. Lohmuller, Bettendorf,  and their children; Kate (Matt) Decker, of Minnetonka, Minnesota, Elizabeth (Cameron) Rains, La Mesa, California and Michael Lohmuller, Washington, DC; sons and daughter-in-law, Michael R. and Jane Coryn, Bettendorf,  and their children, Peter (Danielle) Coryn, Lithia, Florida, Frank (Emily) Coryn, and Edward (Brittany) Coryn, both of Davenport, and Paula Coryn and Rosemary Coryn, both of Minneapolis, Minnesota; Thomas C. Coryn, Davenport; eight great grandchildren, a brother, Henry K. (Marilyn) Wurzer, Vero Beach, Florida; and sisters, Margaret K. Heydon, Davenport, and Virginia A. (Dennis) O’Neal, Scottsdale, Arizona, a brother-in-law, James J. (Gloria) Coryn, Moline, Illinois, and a sister-in-law, MaryAnn McGee, Toronto, Canada..  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Bob and sisters, Suzanne L. Martens, and Sarah J. Neff.  May they rest in peace.

The family would like to thank and acknowledge Mimi’s devoted caregivers.

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