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2659 John F. Kennedy Road
Dubuque, IA 52002
Phone: 563-556-0776
Betty Duehr

Betty H Duehr (Schaumburg)

Thursday, May 14th, 1931 - Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Betty H. Duehr, 87, of Dubuque, died Thursday, February 28, 2019 surrounded by her family.
Funeral services will be 10 am, Tuesday, March 5 at the Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 JFK Road, with Rev. Dianne Grace officiating. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 3-8 pm Monday and from 9-10 am Tuesday at the funeral home.
Betty was born on May 14, 1931 in Rickardsville, Iowa the daughter of Fred J. and Alvina (Tinkham) Schaumburg.
She married Benjamin G. Duehr on April 24, 1951. He preceded her in death on November 1, 1966, leaving her to raise their nine children.
Betty was employed at Caradco, John Deere and retired from food service at the Dubuque Community Schools after 19 years of service.
She was a strong and independent individual who loved shopping, baking bread and cookies, gambling, playing cards, crocheting, puzzles, listening to country music and spending long afternoons outside on her deck.
Betty was a loving and wonderful mother and grandmother who liked to travel and was always ready to go on her next trip. She enjoyed the annual family fisheree, holidays and family gatherings.
She is survived by her children, Barb (Dale) Meier, Bev (Al) Hinderman, Bonnie (Wayne) Cook, Barney (Donna) Duehr, Bertha (Carl) Sarazin, Becky (Joe) Hohmann, Brenda (Duane) Kennicker, and Bruce (Debra) Duehr; daughter-in-law, Ann Duehr; grandchildren, Sally Duehr, Crissy Ritt, and Benjamin J. Duehr, Kevin Ament, Rick Mesch, Chad Mesch and Angie McDonnell, Jeremy Cook, Jenny Cook, Jarett Cook, Jeff Cook, and Jicole Cook, Kelli Splinter and Ashley Schmitt, Joe Sarazin, Christopher Sarazin and Danielle Post, Becky Jaeger, Abbey Richman and Amanda Hohmann, Tiffany Schmitt and Trista Kennicker, and Stephanie Duehr and Lucas Duehr; 49 great- grandchildren and three on the way; and 2 great- great- grandchildren and one on the way; brother, Fred (Cora) Schaumburg; sister-in-law, Ruth Ann Schaumburg; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; son, Benjamin C. Duehr; granddaughter, Stacey Ament; siblings, Pearl Dubler, Irene Sabers, and Donald Schaumburg; and several in-laws.
A Betty Duehr Memorial Fund has been established.
Special thank you to Dr. Compton, the staff at Bethany Home and Hospice of Dubuque.
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  • First Visitation

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
    Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory
    2659 John F. Kennedy Road
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  • Service

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 10:00am
    Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory
    2659 John F. Kennedy Road
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  • Interment

    Linwood Cemetery
    2735 Windsor Avenue
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Posted at 08:46pm
Barney & Donna, Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother. We will keep you & your family in our thoughts & prayers. Rick & Ruth Freiburger

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Posted at 03:04pm
The Sherwin Williams Family in Wausau would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Duehr Family.
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Robin Goetzinger

Posted at 04:33am
Thoughts and prayers to the family of Betty Duehr. We were neighbors for many years on Pinard St. Your Mom was a kind and very sweet lady and will be sadly missed! Please except the Brade family condolences. Robin Brade Goetzinger

Judy Duehr-Miller

Posted at 03:00pm
I remember going to visit with my parents when you lived on Pinard St. , your mom was always smiling and kind. She didn't have an easy life but I think she handled everything well persevered and hopeflully had a great retirement. I plan on seeing all of you. Judy Duehr-Miller

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