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Shirley Ann Mericle

October 2, 1938 - July 30, 2018

Burial Date: August 3, 2018

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Shirley Ann Mericle, 79, of Davenport, formerly of Walcott passed away Monday, July 30, 2018 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Shirley was born in Centerville, IA on October 2, 1938 to Charles and Inez (Wyldes) Allen.

Shirley graduated from Centerville High School in 1957. She married Dwight E. Mericle on June 30, 1957 in Tacoma, WA.

She was a teacher’s aide and worked in the library at the Walcott Community School.

She enjoyed socializing and playing cards. She had a great sense of humor and loved to laugh. Above all, she loved her family and cherished the time she spent with them. For many years, she and Dwight wintered in Florida and had many friends there.

Memorial visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 to 7 PM, August 2, 2018 at Bentley Funeral Home in Durant, IA

Additional visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the memorial service which will be held on Friday at 10:30 AM at the funeral home.

Private family inurnment will be held at the Walcott Cemetery, IA.

Shirley is survived by her husband Dwight, daughters: Brenda (Ken) Buesing of Stockton, Dawna (John) Fuller of Davenport, son Kevin (Shelly) Mericle of East Moline and 7 grandchildren: Amanda, Trisha, Justin, Stephanie, Emily, Taylor and Sydney, 12 great grandchildren: Ava, Bella, Addie, Jackson, Mason, Colton, Hunter, Tegan, Holden, Nolan, Peyton, Carson.

She was preceded in death by parents, daughters: Terri and Tammy Mericle and 5 brothers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in her memory.

Online condolence may be left at www.bentleyfuneralhome.com