Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Richard "Dick" McNamara, 1913-1966

Daily Iowegian - 21 October 1966
  Richard I. (Dick) McNamara, 53, passed away Thursday, October 20, [1966] 2:30 p.m. at his home in Davenport. Although he hadn't been well, death came suddenly of a blood clot.
  He was born October 5, 1913 in Centerville. He was married to Alliene Stout at Unionville, Mo., July 20, 1937. He had been a resident of Davenport 25 years.
  Besides his widow he is survived by seven children: Mrs. John Taylor of DeWitt, Mrs. Larry Kidelsperger of LeClaire, Mrs. Richard Felskie and Mrs. Rogert Benge, both of Davenport, Pat in the U.S. Navy stationed in California and Michelle and Mike at home; six grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Susan Baugher of Davenport.
  Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 24, 1966 at the Hill and Fredericks Mortuary in Davenport. Burial will be in the National Cemetery at the Rock Island Arsenal. Visitation after 7:00 p.m. Saturday at the Mortuary.
Editor's Note
  Although his obituary states that he would be buried in the National Cemetery at the Rock Island Arsenal, there is a gravestone for him in the Jerome Cemetery.

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