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Doris Criger

March 14, 1931 — September 10, 2021

Doris Ann Criger, 90, of Davenport, passed away September 10, 2021 with her family by her side.

Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be at Davenport Memorial Park. A rosary will be prayed at 3:30 p.m. Monday, September 13th with visitation to follow from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport. An additional visitation will be 12:30 p.m. until the time of Mass. Memorials may be made to St. Anthony’s Church Homebound and Sick Ministries.

Doris was born March 14, 1931 in Davenport the daughter of Vincent J. and Blanche (Molyneaux) Murphy. She graduated from Immaculate Conception Academy in 1949 then attended Marycrest College. On May 9, 1953 she married Kenneth Wayne Criger at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Davenport. He preceded her in death in 2007.

In 1992 Doris retired from Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency. After retirement Doris volunteered at Genesis Hospital gift shop and made craft items to be sold there. Doris was also a member and volunteer at St. Anthony Church. She loved to knit, crochet, golf and travel with her husband.

Doris is survived by her daughters, Julianne (Tom) Van Landschoot and Mary (Steve) Schmitz; granddaughters, Sarah (Bryce) Hill, Kate Van Landschoot, and Elizabeth Schmitz; four great-grandchildren; sister, Gerri (Philip) Lakose; brother-in-law, James Havercamp and dozens of nieces and nephews.

Doris was proceeded in death by her parents; husband; infant daughter, Pamela Ann; brother and sister-in-law, David and Kay Murphy; sister and brother-in-law, Donna and James Hasley; sister-in-law, Betty Havercamp; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jim and Lillian Criger.

A special thanks to her friends and staff at Silvercrest Garner and to the kind, caring and thoughtful staff at Clarissa Cook.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary

Monday, September 13, 2021

Starts at 3:30 pm

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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Visitation

Monday, September 13, 2021

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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Additional Visitation

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

12:30 - 1:30 pm

St. Anthony's Catholic Church

417 N Main St, Davenport, IA 52801

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Starts at 1:30 pm

St. Anthony's Catholic Church

417 N Main St, Davenport, IA 52801

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