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“To my beautiful cousin Carole. i will always remember you for your wonderful hospitality along with your and Louis's eagerness to see me when I came...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Linda Carter Henning - Tucson, AZ

“Our sympathy and prayers to Sherrie, Cindy, and Jennifer on the loss of your dear mom. We remember Carole from our days at Grant School as parents...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Bill & Barb Ketelaar - Davenport, IA

“Cindy, Sherrie, and Jennifer~ I am SO sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. I know words are of little comfort at this time, but you have my...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Mike Gowdy

“As I commented on facebook, I also feel a loss. Many of my cherished childood memories are possible because of Aunt Carole. I feel blessed to have...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Missy Mouw - Morrison, IL - Niece

“Jen, Cindy, and Sherry....I am SO sorry to hear of this. May she be at peace now and forever! What a wonderful angel God has received. My deepest...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Cindy Jones - Family Friend

“Cindy, Sherri, & Jen Words cannot express how sorry I am to hear of Carol's passing. She was truly one of those awesome people who if you didn't...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Peggy Miller - Davenport, IA


Carole A. DeVries, 69, a resident of Davenport passed away Friday, December 13, 2012 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. She died surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Her death was unexpected; she had complication arise from her illness. Following her wishes cremation rites have been accorded. The family will have a private committal service. You are invited to join them Sunday, December 16, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at The Circle Tap, 1345 W. Locust Street in Davenport to celebrate Carole's life. It was her wish to have a party for her family and friends. The Halligan – McCabe – DeVries Funeral Home is assisting her family with arrangements.
Carole Ann Hinrichsen was born April 19, 1943 in Davenport a daughter of Peter and Grace Inez (Henning) Hinrichsen. She graduated from Wheatland High School and then attended AIC.
She had many dear friends that she treasured; she had been active in "Card Club" with many of these special friends, although there have been questions about how much card playing actually occurred! Carole found great peace and comfort while in the company of her family and friends; she was proud of her three daughters and cherished her grandchildren, and all their accomplishments. Game Night and gardening were also something Carole found comforting for her soul.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Handicapped Development Center or to the Scott County Humane Society.
Those left to honor her memory include her three beloved daughters, Sherrie Newman, Bettendorf; Cindy (Eddie) Volquardsen and Jennifer DeVries, all of Davenport; five grandchildren, Megan, Andrew, Lyndsey, Jace and Brock; three great grandchildren, and sisters, Lois Hinrichsen, Davenport and Rita (George) Zubaty, Warsaw, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her parents. May they rest in peace.