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John Simatovich
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1920
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 2006
Scott County
Iowa, USA

John Simatovich was born on Friday; June 4, 1920 in Centerville; Appanoose County, Iowa. He was the son of Daniel and Mary (Murgic) Simatovich. He was united in marriage to Violet Wright on Saturday; May 23, 1942 in Unionville; Putnam County, Missouri. She preceded him in death on Wednesday; February 8, 2006. He was self-employed at Superior Window Cleaning and had devoted many years to helping his wife take care of people as co-owner and operator of Vi's Health Foods and Vi's Cake Shop. John loved caring for his garden, maintaining his rose bushes and lawn. He enjoyed sitting outside and watching birds. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, but John's greatest joy in life came from spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Mr. Simatovich passed away peacefully on Friday; December 29, 2006 at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf; Scott County, Iowa following an extended illness. Those left to mourn his passing are his children and their spouses, daughters, Beverly and Dennis Curtis, Walcott; Scott County, Iowa. Nancy and Alan Lefler, Davenport, a son, Roger and Karen Simatovich, Davenport, his grandchildren, Amy Lefler, Davenport and Alan (Sara) Lefler, Jr., Griffin; Spalding County, Georgia. Stephanie (Jamie) Poggenpohl, Walcott, Janelle Cook (John Stahmer), Eldridge, Rob Curtis, Walcott, Renee Curtis, Blue Grass; Scott County, Iowa. Angie (Karl) Pabst, of Pennsylvania, Laurie (Steve) Medley, Davenport, and Kelly Simatovich, Davenport; eleven great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchild; and a brother, Mike Simatovich, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Violet, a daughter and son-in-law, Joy and Fred Cook, a grandson, Ronald Curtis, four brothers and three sisters. May they rest in peace. The family will greet friends prior to the service from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services to Celebrate the Life of John Simatovich, 86, a resident of Davenport will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2007 in the All Faith Chapel at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials can be made to the family.
HALLIGAN~MCCABE~DEVRIES FUNERAL HOME is caring for the family and the arrangements.
614 Main Street
Davenport, Iowa 52803
PHONE: (563) 322-4438
FAX: (563) 324-8325
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  Violet Wright Simatovich (1924 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Davenport Memorial Park
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Gerhardt Leffler
Record added: Jan 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17275860
John Simatovich
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John Simatovich
Added by: Gerhardt Leffler
John Simatovich
Added by: Gerhardt Leffler
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 Added: Jan. 21, 2010

- Viv's My Angel
 Added: Jan. 3, 2007
May The Lord bless you and keep you.May His Face shine upon you and be Gracious unto you. May He lift up His Countenance upon you and give you peacethat passes all understanding through Christ Jesus.Amen!
- Gerhardt Leffler
 Added: Jan. 3, 2007

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