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“Our prayers are with you all! ”
1 of 32 | Posted by: Tim and Theresa Solbrig - IA

“Dear Kate and family: Our hearts go out to all of you at the loss of this amazing woman. She was a blessing to all of you during her life and may...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Wayne and Ann Orendorff - Moline, IL

“Tim and family - My heart and prayers go out to you at the loss of your Mom. No one can take the place of a Mom...praying for you as you head into...Read More »
3 of 32 | Posted by: Paula Sparks - Moline, IL

“Aunt Maureen was a true blessing to the Bempke family. Holidays on Scott street will always be some of my fondest memories. Be strong in the Lord...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: Mary Daugherty - Brighton, MI

“Dear Frandsen Family, Sorry for lost of your Mother. Your Mother was a wonderful person and will be truly missed. May God you all and keep all in his...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: christine Halligan-Airgood - IA

“Mo you did so much for me over the decades, thank you great lady. To the family we have numerous moments and memories. You are all in my heart and...Read More »
6 of 32 | Posted by: Mike Miller - Davenport, IA

“What a lovely tribute to your beautiful mother. Always fond memories of her kindness and her smile. It's so hard to say goodbye to your mom. But she...Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: Laurie Beyer Sandoval - Davenport, IA

“Missy, Tom, & Matt - Carrie just told me about your Mom.. I'm so sorry. I always thought your Mom was a neat lady. She always seemed so upbeat and...Read More »
8 of 32 | Posted by: Laura Holt - Cedar Rapids, IA

“So many wonderful memories of Maureen and familyas friend and neighbor. Her warmth and smile will always be cherished. BOB Johnson & Family ”
9 of 32 | Posted by: BOB Johnson - Hendersonville, TN

“Dear Frandsen Family: I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I had the pleasure of meeting your Mother on a few occasions and remember her as a...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Debbi Stalder - Blue Grass, IA

“Dear Frandsen family, I was saddened to hear of your loss. Your mom was a great lady. My memories of her will always be of her big smile and her...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Patty Jensen Evans - Davenport, IA

“Dear Frandsen Family, I will treasure the time I spent with Maureen.She was truley a wonderful gracious lady.I will miss her and our wonderful talks...Read More »
12 of 32 | Posted by: Pam Downing - wilton, IA - friend

“I spent a large amount of my teenage years at the Frandsen home, one more loud, boisterous teenage boy in a house full of loud, boisterous boys and...Read More »
13 of 32 | Posted by: Tim Wessling - Oakland, CA

“My deepest apologies--- meant to say we will miss MAUREEN!!!!!ZCr5v ”
14 of 32 | Posted by: Penny Souhrada

“We will miss seeing Barb at Mass at Our Lady of the River. She was truly a classy, gracious lady. Our hearts go out to your family.Penny and Mike...Read More »
15 of 32 | Posted by: Penny and Mike Souhrada

“My condolences to Tim and the restof the frandsen family members on the loss of your mother ”
16 of 32 | Posted by: Joe Speer - Davenport, IA

“To Tom and his family I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Sue Carpenter ”
17 of 32 | Posted by: Sue Carpenter - Port Byron, IL

“Chris and Katie, So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time. ”
18 of 32 | Posted by: Cecelia Kivlin Harmeyer

“My parents and Maureen's parents were friends forever - lots of fun in the Feeney house - I used to stay over night occasonally with Mimi - Got to...Read More »
19 of 32 | Posted by: Anne Gallagher Crowley - WI

“My heart goes out to all of the Frandsen Family. I was a HIgh School friend of Katie. Though the 40 plus years of time have seperated me from all of...Read More »
20 of 32 | Posted by: Barry Van Blaricom - Davenport, IA

“To 'Butch', Chris, Don and all, my deepest sympathies on Maureen's passing. Peace to her and all. ”
21 of 32 | Posted by: Paul Wessling

“My deepest sympathy for everyone who knew Maureen and to those related to her. She was one of the dearest, sweetest people I have ever met. I am so...Read More »
22 of 32 | Posted by: Norma Hofmann - Tucson, AZ

“Chris and Katie, Please accept my sincere condolences on your mother's passing. May she rest in peace. Bob Brus ”
23 of 32 | Posted by: Bob Brus - Bolingbrook, IL

“My condolences for all. I knew your mom well. What a great lady and I'm sure a bigger lost. ”
24 of 32 | Posted by: John Lange - Chatsworth, CA

“Dear Frandsen Family, I was so sad to read about your "Sweet and Special" Mother's death. What a lovely lady! I was a member of Our Lady of the...Read More »
25 of 32 | Posted by: Cheryl O'Klock - Jay, FL - Friend

“My condolences and prayers are offered to you on the loss of your mother. ”
26 of 32 | Posted by: Annie Johnson - Madeira Beach, FL

“Chris and Katie, I was sorry to hear of your mother's death. She certainly had a full life! Please remember to take good care of yourselves at this...Read More »
27 of 32 | Posted by: Jill Asbury - Bettendorf, IA

“When my kids were small and tickets were available, we used to sit with Maureen and Bob at the symphony. She had great style and was warm, gracious ...Read More »
28 of 32 | Posted by: Sonia Sundstedt

“Tom and Missy, I am very sorry for your loss. My prayers will be with you and your family. ”
29 of 32 | Posted by: David Chavez - Davenport, IA

“To the whole Frandsen family, So sorry to hear about Maureen's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
30 of 32 | Posted by: Dave Watson - Vadnais Heights, MN

“chris and katie i had the pleasure of taking care of your mom when she was in the hospital a few months ago. when i went out to meet her before her...Read More »
31 of 32 | Posted by: mary kay schrader - davenport, IA

“I am so sorry for all of you. Maureen was always so gracious and warm. She had a ready smile and a wonderful laugh. I always felt so welcome around...Read More »
32 of 32 | Posted by: Lisa Hardy - SD


Maureen Clare Frandsen, 80, of LeClaire, formerly of Davenport, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2012 at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. A Mass of Christian Burial for Maureen will be 10 a.m. Friday, November 16, 2012, at Our Lady of the River Catholic Church, LeClaire, Iowa. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, where all are invited to join her family for the Rosary at 6:30 p.m. There will be additional visitation at the church prior to mass on Friday, from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.
Maureen Clare Feeney was born July 13, 1932 in Kansas City, Missouri, a daughter of Donald J. and Mary Clare (McCarthy) Feeney. She was a 1950 graduate of Immaculate Conception Academy, ICA in Davenport. Maureen was united in marriage to Robert J. Frandsen on April 19, 1952 at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport. Robert preceded her in death May 3, 2005.
Maureen was an active member of Our Lady of the River Catholic Church. Throughout their life, she and Bob shared a tremendous commitment to Catholic education. As a lifelong learner, Maureen inspired her children and grandchildren through her curiosity. She was an enthusiastic and inquisitive traveler, gardener, and shared a deep appreciation for history, the arts and the outdoors. After raising ten children, Maureen enjoyed her work with McCarthy Interiors, as well as memberships in Antique Study Club, book club, several bridge clubs and a Mahjong group.
Maureen is survived by her children and spouses; Chris and Deborah, Katie and Joe Bush, Tim and Renea, James (Cathy Gripp), Joe and Lisa, Lt. Commander Don and Becka, Mike and Krista, Tom and Liz, Maureen "Missy" and Alan Barchman, Matt and Alisa; a daughter-in-law, Marie Frandsen; 20 amazing grandchildren; sister Mimi (Alec) Fredrickson; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Bempke, and Sally Feeney.
In addition to her husband Bob, she was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson Christopher Matthew, her brother Tommy Feeney, and a brother-in-law Norbert Bempke.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Assumption High School or K-12 Embracing Our Future Fund, Our Lady of the River Haiti Mission Parish Fund, or Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.