Paul Lannan


Paul Lannan, 95, passed peacefully at his home Friday May 7, 2010.

Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial were  Monday, May 10, 2010 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 916 E. Rusholme Street, Davenport. 

Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.

Paul James Lannan was born Sept. 20, 1914 in Davenport, a son of T. Albert and Wilhelmina (Engel) Lannan.  Paul proudly served our country in the U.S. Marine Corps. during World War II from 1943-1946. .


He was united in marriage to Ingeborg (Ing) Weder on April 13, 1940 at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

Paul had worked over 20 years at J.I. Case, Bettendorf and then retired in 1984 from Quad City Die Casting following 15 years of service as a Plant Engineer.

Paul was a man of deep faith and religious conviction. He was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for almost 60 years serving as a Eucharistic minister and usher.  At Genesis East, Paul volunteered as a BEFRIENDER. He was a regular volunteer at Buchanan School receiving the Davenport School District’s “HUGS” Award.  In addition Paul was an active member of the Serra Club & Treasurer of the Blue Army of Fatima.  He also served as a board member and past president of the IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St Paul the Apostle Church or Serra Club

Paul is survived by his wife of 70 years Ingeborg (Ing) Kahl Home Davenport; a son, Michael  (Linda) Lannan, Bettendorf; daughters, Diane Lannan, Davenport and Debbie (Dr Douglas) Leon, Maquoketa; grandchildren:Lisa Lannan,B J (Dawn) Leon, Phillip (April) Leon, Stephanie Leon, Michael (Tina Wood) Leon, Eric Leon, Samantha Leon; a step-grandchild:  Katie (Rob) Knowles; great grandchildren, Elijah Leon, Chloe Leon, Vincent Leon; a brother, Richard (Ann) Lannan, and a sister-in-law, Helen Lannan, Davenport.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, George and Edwin.  May they rest in peace.

Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed by visiting Paul’s obituary at

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