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12/14/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Anna Emily Pries
Anna Emily Pries, 89, of DeWitt, died Saturday morning, Dec. 14, 2013, at Westwing Place, DeWitt.

Visitation will be 9-10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt.

A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Mike Rollings will officiate.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Davenport.

The former Anna Bucks was born May 21, 1924, to Gustave and Florence Putnam Bucks, in Davenport. She graduated as valedictorian of her class at LeClaire High School.

Anna was united in marriage to Albert Pries Feb. 17, 1951, at St. John's United Methodist Church in Davenport.

She worked for Iowa Mutual Insurance Co. in DeWitt until retirement in 1974. The couple farmed 32 years in Scott and Clinton counties before retiring to DeWitt in January of 1983.

Anna attended DeWitt Evangelical Free Church and was a member of the Grand Mound American Legion Auxiliary, the Plus 60 Club and AARP. Her favorite pastimes were reading, traveling and following sports, the Hawkeyes in particular. Albert and Anna visited all 49 continental United States together.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Albert; and nieces and nephews.


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