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 Alta V. “Jean” <I>Pennewell</I> Burrows

Alta V. “Jean” Pennewell Burrows

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Death 25 Feb 2014 (aged 86)
Burial Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 125671501 · View Source
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DAVENPORT — Alta V. "Jean" Burrows, 86, a longtime Davenport resident, passed away at her home in Davenport on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. The family will have a visitation at the Runge Mortuary from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Memorials may be made to the family for her grandchildren's education. Inurnment will be in Oakdale Memorial Gardens.

Jean was born June 14, 1927, in Oshkosh, Wis., to Virgil and Doris Pennewell. She graduated from Davenport High School in 1945. She was united in marriage to Calvin Lewis Burrows on Jan. 4, 1947, in Davenport.

Jean worked for Bendix, the Rock Island Arsenal and Oscar Mayer in the purchasing department. Jean, her husband, youngest son, Daniel, and her daughter-in-law, Peggy, operated Linden Terrace Greenhouses in Davenport.

She loved to make quilts, collect ceramic pigs, play bridge and spend time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her beloved daughter-in-law, Peggy; her son, David (Lori) Burrows; her brother, Richard Pennewell, Louisville, Ky.; and her granddaughters, Tina (Lou) Giovannucci and Lydia Skiles; and her grandson, Christofer (Wendy) Burrows. She also had seven great-grandchildren of whom she was very proud. She will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Calvin; and her youngest son, Daniel.


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  • Created by: Ken Nagel
  • Added: 27 Feb 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125671501
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alta V. “Jean” Pennewell Burrows (14 Jun 1927–25 Feb 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125671501, citing Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Ken Nagel (contributor 47221898) .