Funeral services to celebrate the life of Jo Ann Wagschal, 89, of Davenport, will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport. Inurnment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Albans Episcopal Church where she was a member. Jo died Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home.
Jo Ann Holloway was born on September 19, 1931 to Nellie L (McCoy) and Chauncy M. Holloway. She graduated from Rock Island High School in 1949 and attended MacMurry College in Jacksonville, Illinois and Augustana College, Rock Island. Jo was united in marriage to Otis K. Wagschal on August 12, 1951 at South Park Presbyterian Church, Rock Island. Together they had two children Pamela Wagschal of Lexington, Kentucky, and Steven (Laura) Wagschal of Davenport; three grandchildren: Melissa (Chad), Davenport, Bryan (Tana) of Des Moines and Sara (Ric) of Ankeny and three great-grandchildren: Lily, Riley, and Henley.
Jo like to read, garden, work crossword puzzles, play cards especially with her group of over 50 years. She also enjoyed vacations to Arizona where she and Otis lived for two years and taking trips in her little sports car. She loved her family and friends.
Jo volunteered as a Sunday school teacher, hospital, and at the senior complex where she and her husband lived. She retired from Four Seasons clothing store after 14 years and worked off and on at other retail establishments.