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Stuart George Goldsmith

April 1, 1951 — July 10, 2022



Stuart George Goldsmith, 71, of Davenport, died Sunday, July 10, 2022 at the University of Iowa Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  Funeral services to celebrate his life will be held at 10am on Wednesday, July 13, at Zion Lutheran Church, 1216 W. 8th St, Davenport.  Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park.  Visitation will be 5-7pm Tuesday at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.  Memorials may be made to the church.


Stu was born April 1, 1951 in Davenport, the son of Harlan and Hildegarde (Goeken) Goldsmith.  He graduated from Davenport Central High School in 1969 and Iowa State University in 1974 with a degree in Landscape Architecture.


He married Nancy Schebler on July 14, 1979 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Davenport.


Stu owned his own business, Quad Cities Irrigation, and had many loyal customers.


He enjoyed spending time with his family.  He had a close group of friends who either met daily for a cup of coffee in the morning or a beer at night where they told tall tales and solved the world’s problems.


He was known for his cooking, especially his potato salad recipe and many delicious desserts.


Survivors include his wife Nancy; daughters Melissa (Brad) Peyton and their children Lauren, Hannah, and Ethan of Bettendorf, and Amanda (Dustin) Behrens and their children Liam and Kyle; and sister Dona (Charles) Polesky of Mechanicsville, VA.


His parents preceded him in death.


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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, July 12, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main Street, Davenport, IA 52803

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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