1954 Susan 2021

Susan Walatka

December 21, 1954 — December 5, 2021

Funeral services celebrating the life of Susan J. Walatka, 66, of Davenport, will be 4:30pm Saturday, December 11, 2021 at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main St, Davenport.  Visitation will be from 2:30 – 4:30pm on Saturday at the funeral home.  Per her request, cremation will be accorded following services.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heritage Church in Bettendorf or the Susan G. Kommen Foundation of the Quad Cities.

Sue passed away Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL.

Susan Jo Bennett was born December 21, 1954, in Morrison, IL, a daughter of Gordon and Joyce (Broers) Bennett.  She was united in marriage to Thomas Walatka on April 15, 1989 in Davenport.

Sue spent her career as a cosmetologist, salon owner and instructor at La’ James College, Davenport.

Sue and Tom were not only husband and wife but true best friends.  Together they played softball, volleyball, bowling and golf.  She enjoyed arts and crafts, such as making blankets for all of her grandchildren.  She was also an excellent cook and she preserved her favorite recipes in cookbooks that she shared with family and friends.

In addition to her husband Tom, those left to honor her memory include children Alison Walatka, Davenport, Adam (Kristin) Curlott, Murfreesboro, TN, Brian (Maria) Curlott, West Des Moines, Jeffrey Curlott, Davenport; grandchildren Janae (Markhus Taylor) Caruthers, Isabella Westerfield, Keegan, Addison, Payton, Wilder, Hadley, Bennett, Bodhi Curlott; father Gordon Bennett, Prophetstown, IL; sister Gloria Verhulst, Lyndon, IL; brother Dale (Bonnie) Bennett, Oran, MO; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother Joyce and sister Phyllis Glazier.

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Visitation

Saturday, December 11, 2021

2:30 - 4:30pm

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Starts at 4:30pm

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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