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Rita Jean Braden Logas
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1942
Death: Jan. 25, 2013

DAVENPORT - Rita J. Logas, 70, a resident of Davenport, died Friday, January 25, 2013, at her son Greg's home in Davenport. She died peacefully in the comfort of her large and loving family, passing following a courageous battle with an extended illness.

Funeral services and a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Rita will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2013, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 916 E. Rusholme Street, Davenport.

Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. The family will greet friends Sunday from 1 until 4 p.m. at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main Street, downtown Davenport. Following Rita's wishes cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation.

Rita Jean Braden was born March 25, 1942, in Davenport, a daughter of Michael Joseph and Irene Mary (Vershaw) Braden. She graduated from Assumption High School.

Rita was united in marriage to Donald C. Logas on March 27, 1959, in Davenport. He preceded her in death on August 1, 2003.

Her greatest joy in her life was her family. She lovingly raised her nine children. Rita made this her only focus in life "her job," to be a devoted mother and wife. She was proud of all the kids, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorials can be made to the family.

Survivors include her children, including daughters, Julie Chambliss, Davenport, Michelle (Kevin) Szekely, of Australia, Jeanne (Brad) Bundy, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Amy Logas, Davenport, Bridget (Connie) Logas, Ottumwa, Iowa, and Nicole Logas, Davenport; sons, Greg (Brenda) Logas, Christopher (Jenny) Logas, and Matthew (Jessica) Logas, all of Davenport; 25 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Jo (Lupe) Bernal, Judy Mesmer, Jennifer Braden, and Kathleen (Rowland) Fraser; and a brother, Anthony J. (Georgia) Braden.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Stephanie and Christine, and brothers, Michael and Timothy. May they rest in peace.

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  Donald C. Logas (1934 - 2003)
Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Ken Nagel
Record added: Jan 26, 2013
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