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Mary C. Devore

April 6, 1936 ~ February 17, 2017 (age 80)

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Family Receive Friends
February 24, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Funeral Service
February 24, 2017

10:00 AM
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Graveside Service
February 25, 2017

10:00 PM
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Blackhawk Dr.
Burlington, IA 52601

Mary C. Devore, 80, of Iowa City, died at 8:20 AM Friday, February 17, 2017, at the Iowa City Rehab & Health Care Center in Iowa City.

Born April 6, 1936, in Burlington, she was the daughter of John and Marie Heid Kuster. In 1955, she married Warren Devore. They later divorced. 

She loved to read and watch classic movies as well as Iowa Hawkeye and Cardinal games. She also loved to bake and her love of sweets was never ending. She was also very passionate about spending time with friends and family, and making her well-loved chocolate chip cookies for her grandchildren.

Survivors include one son, Matt (Laura) Devore of Portland, OR; one daughter, Sheila (Dale) Eibes of Iowa City; five grandchildren, Tiffany (Kent) Ralston and Allison (Joel) Fuhrmeister of Iowa City, Jordan, Cole and Cassidy Devore of Portland, OR;  three great-grandchildren, Estelle, Hazel and Gabe Ralston; one brother, John Kuster of Dixon, IL; and another great-grandchild expected in August.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Kevin, and her brother James.

Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM Friday, February 24, 2017 where the family will receive friends at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home

The funeral service for Ms. Devore will be 10:00 AM Friday, February 24, 2017, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Very Rev. Father Marty Goetz officiating. 

Cremation will be entrusted following the service.

A graveside committal service will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, February 25, 2017, at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the Burlington Notre Dame Foundation.

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