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12/31/2012 Email this articlePrint this article 
Mary Janeen Morehead
Mary Janeen Morehead, 61, of Calamus died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Genesis Medical Center-West Campus, Davenport.

A funeral service was held Friday, Jan. 4, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, rural Calamus, with the Rev. Sarah E. Kretzmann officiating.

Burial was in Kvindherred Cemetery, rural Calamus. Pallbearers were John and Brandon Green; Kane, Nate and Pat Grau; and Delbert, Jim, Mike and Austin DeMoss.

Schultz Funeral Home, Grand Mound, was in charge of the arrangements.

The former Mary Janeen DeMoss was born Aug. 2, 1951, in Maquoketa to Dillon and Mildred Ihrig DeMoss. She graduated from Andrew Community High School in 1969.

She married William Morehead July 20, 1969, at Salem Lutheran Church in Andrew.

Mary was a homemaker for many years prior to working at I-80 Truck Stop. She also worked as a shift supervisor at Hancock Fabrics leading to the start of her business, Mary's Creations.

Mary was a long-time member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Calamus. She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing cards, cooking, baking, sewing and selling her crafts at shows all across the Midwest.

She is survived by her husband; sons, Jeffrey (Ruby) Morehead of Williamsburg and Joseph Morehead and Christopher Morehead, both of Dixon; three granddaughters; brothers, Fred (Iola) DeMoss of Yucca, Ariz., Ken (Carolyn) DeMoss of Charlotte and Bernie (Chris) DeMoss of Calamus; and a sister, Bonnie (Ken) Grau of Maquoketa.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter.

Memorials may be made to Our Savior's Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at www.schultzfun- eralhomes.com.


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