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1933 Mary 2022

Mary Lou Pacha

February 21, 1933 — February 25, 2022

Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Lou Pacha, 89, a resident of Davenport, will be 10am Thursday, March 3, 2022 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Davenport.  Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal.  Visitation will be 4-7pm Wednesday at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.  Memorials may be made to CASI or St. Anthony’s.

Mrs. Pacha passed away on Friday, February 25, 2022 at Genesis East Medical Center, Davenport.

Mary Lou Epping was born on February 21, 1933, in Davenport, a daughter of Herman and Marie (nee Pohlmann) Epping.  She was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” Pacha on February 6, 1954 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Davenport.  They had celebrated 57 years of marriage at the time of his passing in 2011.

She was devoted to her family and treasured the time spent with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

She enjoyed the family fishing trips to Minnesota and family farm ponds, traveling with Bob, bowling, weekly luncheons with her many friends, an occasional trip to the casino, and following the Cubs and Hawkeyes.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Wayne (Rita) Pacha, Eldridge, Beverly (Thomas) Meyer, Ray (Anne) Pacha, all of Davenport; grandchildren, Lisa Pacha, Nicholas Pacha, Matthew (Marianne) Pacha, Christopher (Kari) Meyer, Karen Meyer, Samantha (John) Denkmann, Kurt Pacha, McKenzie (Derek) Battin; and great grandchildren, Brayden, Lilah, Colin, Ella, Warren, and Ruby.

In addition to her husband Bob, she was preceded in death by her parents, sister Patricia Ripley, and brothers Robert, Donald, Paul, Richard, John, and Eugene.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, March 2, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am

St. Anthony's Catholic Church

417 Main St, Davenport, IA 52801

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