1941 Karen 2021

Karen Straw

October 19, 1941 — November 2, 2021

Karen “Kay” Straw, 80, of Bettendorf, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Davenport.

The family will receive friends from 11am – Noon on Monday, November 8, 2021 at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main St, Davenport.  Burial will follow at National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal.  Memorials may be made to the family.

Karen Kay Jennett was born October 19, 1941 in Davenport, the oldest daughter of the eleven children born to Harley Raymond and Myrtle Belle (McDaniel) Jennett.  She was united in marriage to Harry L. Straw, Sr on May 16, 1958 in Davenport.  He preceded her in death on January 25, 2014.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed playing cards, Bingo and a trip to the casino once in a while.

Those left to honor her memory include her children Kim Potter of Davenport, Harry “Buddy” Straw, Jr of Hollywood, FL, Rebecca Potter of Davenport, Lyle Straw of Sunset, AZ, Annie (Steve) Akright of Davenport; twenty grandchildren; twenty-nine great grandchildren; and five great great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband Harry, she was preceded in death by daughter Jalene Straw; son-in-law’s Dwayne Potter and Brian Potter, Sr; daughter-in-law Molly Straw; grandson Joey Potter; granddaughter Starlet Akright; great grandson Antonio “A.J.” Akright; and sisters Charlotte Schluenz, Dort Willover, Dee Dee Glaspie; and brothers Ray, Richard, Glen, Alvin, Otis, Stevie, and Charles Jennett.

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Monday, November 8, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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Monday, November 8, 2021

Starts at 12:00pm

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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