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“I will miss you always. I wish we could have seen each other. Forever your sister. Loretta ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Loretta Pridmore - Niceville, FL

“We will so miss your Mother at the get togethers at your home, Carol and Kirk. She was such a sweet lady! ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Jim and Sylvia - Moline, IL

“Dave and Family, Our hearts go out to your entire family. We are SO sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful woman and will be missed greatly. That...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Crystal Thompson - Davenport, IA

“Dear Carol & Lois - So sorry for your loss, I always enjoyed talking to your mom whenever I would see her. Most of the time we were at the grocery...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Lori Brown - Davenport, IA

“Rose was a wonderful woman, wife, mother, and grandmother. While she was a quiet woman, she had a terrific sense of humor and celebrated her...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Bill and Sue Frueh - Waunakee, WI

“Family will be in my thoughts and prayers ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Dr C.L. Peterson


Funeral Services for Rose B. Deffenbaugh, 74, a lifetime resident of Davenport will be 12 noon on Friday, December 14, 2012, at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main St., Davenport. Burial will be at the National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Visitation will be on Thursday, December 13, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Additional visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Friday.
Rose died Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Genesis West Medical Center.
Rose B. Mangels was born August 15, 1938 in Davenport, the daughter of George Mangels and Luella Ripley Mangels.
Rose was united in marriage to Earl Linhart; she later married Clifton Leroy Deffenbaugh on May 17, 1986.
She retired in 2003 as a Supervisor in the Housekeeping Department for Genesis East Medical Center.
Rose enjoyed watching sports, dancing and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran, 2363 West 3rd St. Davenport, IA 52802.
Survivors include her children, daughters, Carol (Kirk) VanHoorebeck and Lois (Michael) Frueh, all of Davenport, sons, Dewey (Karen) Linhart, Kenosha, Wi, David (Michele) Linhart, Maquoketa, IA, and Daniel (Jamie) Linhart, Davenport; 16 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; a sister, Loretta Pridmore, Alabama, brothers, Rueben Mangels, Blue Grass and George Mangels, Davenport.
Rose was preceded in death by her parents and a brother John Mangels.