Deanna Lynn Bearce

Deanna Lynn Holdorf was born Oct. 18, 1958, in Davenport to Allen and Joan Schulz Holdorf. Deanna was a 1977 graduate of Central Community Schools in DeWitt. She was a homemaker much of her life, raising her family. Deanna married John E. Burkey and this union was blessed with a daughter and a son. She later married Ronald Bearce and although they divorced they remained close.

She was a member of the DeWitt Evangelical Free Church.

Deanna enjoyed drawing, listening to music, Facebook, and loved her relationship with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Surviving are a daughter, Debra (Alvin) Rogis of Texarkana, Texas; a son, Steven Burkey of Davenport; two grandchildren, Jonathan Burkey and Gage Rogis; five siblings, Gary (Diane) Holdorf of Rock Island,  Kenneth (Michelle) Holdorf of Marinette, Wisconsin, Dwight, Heather (Louis) Lizano of Blue Grass, and Audrey Holdorf of Davenport; a special friend, Ron Bearce of Maquoketa and his children, Jami Bearce and her daughters, Janna and Faith, Jennifer Teri and Adam Bearce and his daughter, Kameron; and nieces and nephews.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 1 until the service hour of 2 p.m. Monday, May 6 at DeWitt Evangelical Free Church.  Pastor Jeff Niles will officiate with interment at Union Cemetery, Maquoketa.

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Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Home in DeWitt.