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Patricia E. Monaghan, 89, of Camanche, passed away, Saturday, June 10, 2017 at her home.

Funeral Services will be 1:00pm, Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Camanche Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory. Burial will be in the Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Todd Monaghan, Alec Monaghan, Eric Monaghan, Jeff Glosser, Evan Glosser, and Larry McElroy. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00-7:00pm at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at www.snellzornig.com.

Patricia Eleanor Coombs was born on April 6, 1928 in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of George and Eleanor (Robinson) Coombs. She was a 1946 graduate of Clinton High School and later received her nursing degree from Clinton Community College in 1967. She married Robert W. Monaghan on August 27, 1947 in Clinton; he died February 26, 2008.

Patricia was a nurse at Mercy Hospital for 30 plus years. She was active and served as secretary for the Friends of the Camanche Public Library.

Patricia is survived by her children: Michael (Sharon) Monaghan of Clinton, Julie (Sandy) Monaghan of Des Moines, Iowa, and Doug Monaghan of Camanche; eight grandchildren: Sarah Monaghan, Eric Monaghan, Robin Monaghan, Rikkel (Jeff) Glosser, Renee (Tony) Walker, Todd (Megan) Monaghan, Katie Monaghan, and Don Monaghan, 13 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; and her brother: George (Jacque) Coombs of Naples, Florida. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband.

Memorials can be made to the Camanche Public Library.
Published on June 12, 2017
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