Obituary: Patricia Holland


Patricia A. Holland, 82, of Davenport, passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Private family services were held on Thursday, April 23, at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf and the services funeral were live-streamed on the McGinnis-Chambers Facebook page.  Burial was in Pine Hill Cemetery in Davenport.  Memorials may be made to Genesis VNA Hospice.

Patricia was born July 3, 1937, in Davenport, the daughter of Ralph and Edna (Klinck) Finnegan.  She was united in marriage to Everett W. Holland on Jan. 14, 1956, in Davenport and they shared 64 wonderful years of marriage together.

Pat had worked for River King Catering in Davenport, River Bend Transit and she retired from Lujack’s where she had been a courtesy driver.  Pat and Everett had farmed in the Long Grove area for several years.  A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed many wonderful years with Everett.

Those left to honor Pat’s memory include her husband, Everett; her daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and David Jessen of Bettendorf and Diane and Kenny Geffers Jr. of Grand Mound; her grandchildren, Jill (Robbie) Schwenker, Rebecca (Greg) Armstrong and Ryan (Madison) Geffers; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pat was preceded in death by her father and step-mother, Ralph and Lillian Finnegan; her mother and step-father Edna and Dewey Moore; her sisters, Genevieve Wessels and Mildred Morgan; and her brothers, DeWayne and LeRoy Finnegan.

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