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Bruce D. Harford

June 13, 1931 — July 30, 2023

Davenport, and formerly of Marion, Iowa

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Bruce Douglas Harford, 92, of Davenport, and formerly of Marion, IA, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2023, at Clarissa Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.  Visitation will be 5-7pm Wednesday, August 2, 2023, at Risen Christ Lutheran Church, Davenport.  Funeral services begin at 10:30am on Thursday at the church.  Graveside services with military honors will be held at 2:30pm on Thursday at Cedar Memorial Park, Cedar Rapids.  Memorials may be made to Mission Central, 40718 Highway E. 16, Mapleton, IA.

 

Arrangements by Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.

 

Bruce was born June 13, 1931, in Marion, the son of Herbert and Mary (Tshopee) Harford.  He was united in marriage to Ruth Rathbun on December 23, 1951, and she preceded him in death in 1990. He then married Judith (Soden) Werning on July 8, 1994, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Marion.

 

He was a proud Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War.

 

Prior to his retirement he had worked as a lab tech for Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids.

 

He was active in his church, enjoyed bowling, woodworking, watching sports, and a good cookie(s).

 

Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Judy; son Douglas Harford of Brigham City, UT; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two stepchildren; and four step grandchildren.

 

In addition to his first wife Ruth, he was preceded in death by his sister Eileen Parmer.

 

Online remembrances may be expressed at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Risen Christ Lutheran Church

6021 Northwest Blvd, Davenport, IA 52806

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Risen Christ Lutheran Church

6021 Northwest Blvd, Davenport, IA 52806

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