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Karen Tarchinski

February 6, 1945 — December 18, 2020

Karen Jean Tarchinski, 75, of McCausland, formerly of Eldridge, died Friday, December 18, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her family and friends.

Funeral services celebrating her life will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport. The service will be livestreamed and may be viewed on her obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturday. Face masks will be required and social distancing adhered to when attending the services. Burial will be at Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to McCausland Fire Department or McCausland Parks and Recreation.

Karen was born February 6, 1945 in Moline, Illinois, the daughter of James and Marjorie (Veith) Barnet. She married John Charles Tarchinski, December 28, 1974. He preceded her in death, September 23, 2004.

For the majority of her career, Karen managed the Tick Tock Restaurant during the day shift. She loved visiting with her family and friends, and loved her spoiled rotten dog, Chloe.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Darci (Jon) Graham of McCausland, Anthony “Tony” Bruckman of Keosauqua, Iowa, and Tina (Wayne) Webster of Wilmington, Illinois; grandchildren, Amber (Brian) Drumm, Kahley McBride, Joshua Graham, Hunter (Kelly) Bruckman, Maggie (Mark) Phillips, Julia Bruckman, Clayton Bruckman, Riley Bruckman, Tanner Bruckman, Cassie (Steve Greser) Anderson Gold, Cody (Danielle) Anderson, Whitney (Zackary) Bansner, Lisa (Jay) Webster Wiegel, and Adam (Jayne) Webster; great-grandchildren, Cora, Hallie, LeLand, Izebella, Marlee, Kason, Ryder, Ella, Jace, Stella, Adelyn, Darla, Landon, Hudson, Kaelyn, Lauren, Oliviah, Elliott, Lillian, Liam, and Holden; sisters, Barbara (Bill) Box and Elizabeth “Becky” (Jerry) DeMartelaere; brothers, Thomas (Vanita) Barnet, Anthony (Rose) Barnet, David (Linda) Barnet, and Michael Barnet; many nieces and nephews and their families; and a special friend and caregiver, Lynn Petersen.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Mary Fletcher and Alice Ludwig.

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Saturday, December 26, 2020

10:00am - 12:00pm

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 26, 2020

Starts at 12:00pm

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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