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DEVINE, William J. 1928-2008


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 5/14/2013 at 22:15:39

WATERLOO William J. "Bill" Devine, 80 of Waterloo, died Saturday, April 26, 2008, at Covenant Medical Center.

He was born April 3, 1928, in Benton county, son of William James and Anna Ward Devine. He married Arvilla Drenth on Sept. 11, 1954, at St. John's Catholic Church, Waterloo.

Mr. Devine was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 22 years, retiring in 1989. He served with the US Army during the Korean War.

Survived by: his wife; three sons, Dennis (Penny) of Omaha, Neb., Bill (Julie) of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Mike of Waterloo; three daughters, Patty (Joe McIntosh) and Cindy Devine, both of Waterloo, and Shelly (Matt) Bohlken of Smithville, Mo.; nine grandchildren, Daniel, Jason, Adam, Brittani, Cassandra, Lucas, Brianna, Jacob and Mitchell; and four great-grandchildren, Jared, Keeghan, Clayton and Haylie.

Preceded in death by: seven brothers, Walter, Raymond, Frank, Vernon, Donald, Dale and Joseph; and two sisters, Hazel and Arlene.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Full military rites will be conducted by Waterloo and Evansdale AMVETS Post 19 & 31. Public visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, where there will be a 7 p.m. rosary. Visitation also for an hour before services Tuesday at the church.

Memorials: will be established at a later date.

[Source: Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service]


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