Grayce E. Burris
Funeral services and a Mass of Christian burial for Grayce E. Burris, 98, a resident of Waukesha, formerly of Davenport, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2009 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 417 Main Street, Davenport. Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Rock Island, Ill. The family will greet friends from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main St., Davenport, Iowa.
Grayce Evelyn Weinert was born Jan. 23, 1911, in Galesburg, Ill., a daughter of Charles and Loula (Swanson) Weinert. She was united in marriage to Sanford Burris. He preceded her in death in 1974.
Mrs. Burris is survived by her children, Michael Burris, Patricia "DeDe" Bencriscutto and Cheryl Strunk; and their spouses, Lynn Burris, Bruce Bencriscutto and Kim Strunk.
She is further survived by her adoring grandchildren, "her boys!" Matthew Strunk, Andy Strunk, Michael Bencriscutto and Tommi Burris.
Flowers and memorial donations to the family may be sent to:
Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home
614 Main St.
Davenport, IA 52803