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Dorothy A. Burkhardt

April 8, 1932 — March 31, 2022

Dorothy A. Burkhardt

Funeral services for Dorothy A. Burkhardt, 89, of Bettendorf, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 7, 2022 at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 14th and Brady Streets, Davenport.  Burial will be in the Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.  Memorials may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church.  Dorothy died Thursday, March 31, 2022 at Silvercrest Senior Living, Davenport. 


Dorothy Ann Horstmann was born on April 8, 1932 in Big Rock, Iowa, a daughter of Alfred and Elizabeth (Meyer) Horstmann.  She was a graduate of Wheatland High School. Dorothy was united in marriage to Dale A. Burkhardt on January 3, 1953 at St. Paul Lutheran Church.  He preceded her in death on October 19, 2019 after 66 years of marriage.


She had worked for many years at Madison Elementary and Palmer College in the cafeteria.


Dorothy loved kids, she was especially fond of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed attending all of their sporting events and other activities alongside Dale.  She volunteered at Grant Wood Elementary until she was 84!


Dorothy also enjoyed doing crafts, she was very creative and talented especially making bows.


Survivors include her children: Dennis (Judith) Burkhardt, Hayden, Idaho, Denise (Doug) Miller, and Diane (Bob) Rogan, all of Bettendorf; grandchildren: Nathan, Vanessa, Greg, Tom, Tim, Michael, Meghan, Chelsea, Shane, Allexus, and Trever; great-grandchildren: Kyle, Dustin, Liam, Carter, Odin, Christian, Brinley, Kennedy, Wyatt, Kaylan, and Beckett.


In addition to her husband, Dale, she was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters and three brothers.

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Past Services


Wednesday, April 6, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main Street, Davenport, IA 52803

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Funeral Service

Thursday, April 7, 2022

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

St. John's United Methodist

, Davenport, IA 52803

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