Helen M. Spanich
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Helen M. Spanich
  • March 31, 1917 - November 27, 2017
  • Davenport, Iowa

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Helen "Lala" M. Spanich, 100, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017 at Good Samaritan Society, Davenport. Per her wishes cremation rights have been accorded. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am Monday, December 4, 2017 at the National Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Association. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com. Helen was born March 31, 1917 in Kewanee, IL to Michael and Jennie (Leggins) Dura. She married Joseph Spanich August 2, 1941 in Kewanee. He preceded her in death May 7, 1979. Helen spent most of her days, doing what she loved; cleaning and dusting her home. She would spend hours talking on the phone to her family. Home was Helens domain, she had little needs outside of that. She lived independently until the age of 94. Survivors include her son, Stephen (Terri) Spanich, Tulsa, OK; grandchildren: Jason Spanich, Amy (Andrew) Kuchis, Nicole (Warren) Linn, Adam (Christa) Spanich, Sarah (Dan Micklewright) Spanich, Bethany (Brian) Morgan, Samuel (Kenda) Spanich and Hannah (Jeremy) Nethon; great grandchildren: Kelsey, Hadley, Eliana, Dane, Pyper, Cruz, and Ashton; great great granddaughter, Everly and brother, Edward Dura. She was preceded in death her parents, husband, son, Michael, two brothers and three sisters.