Helen C. Dose - 95
7/10/1920 - 8/17/2015
Bettendorf, IA, formerly of Clinton
Helen Caroline (Hannafan) Dose of Palmer Hills Retirement Home died Monday, August 17, 2015, at the Kahl Home in Davenport after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday Aug. 22nd at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday 5 – 7 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery in Clinton. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Helen was born on July 11, 1920 in Clinton where she lived until 2012. She graduated from Our Lady of Angels Academy in 1938, and married Leonard Dose on September 18, 1940. They raised 7 sons and were active in the community. Along with supporting their boys and their activities Helen was also involved in the Mercy Auxiliary, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Boat Club, Clinton High Athletic Booster Club and numerous other activities.
Helen enjoyed traveling. After retirement they travelled throughout the U.S. and also to Germany, Spain, Kuwait, and Thailand among other destinations. Her other hobbies included card playing and spending time with family and friends. She was a wicked card player!
Survivors include sons, Leonard W. (Pat) Jr., of Bettendorf, Steven P. (Barb), of Garland, Texas, Thomas J. (Sharon), of Reno, Nevada, and James E. (Becky), Boone; brother-in-law Donald B. (Eileen) Dose, San Diego, California; and daughters-in-law, Mary Lou Hannafan, Clinton, and Sandra Dose of Westminster, Colorado. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard W. Dose, Sr. and by sons, A.J. Hannafan, Timothy A. Dose, and Brian J. Dose.
Visitation will be held Friday 5 – 7 PM at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday Aug. 22nd at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery in Clinton.View Helen C. Dose's Guestbook