Rhonda Coakley


Rhonda K. Coakley, 48, a resident of Davenport died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at Genesis Medical Center; East Campus after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was surrounded by her loving family.

A private family Requiem Funeral Mass will be Friday, January 20 2012, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Colona, Illinois.  Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery, Davenport.  Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Halligan – McCabe – DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main Street, downtown Davenport, where the rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m.  Honoring her wish, the funeral mass will be private; however friends are invited to continue the celebration of her life at a 1:00 p.m. luncheon at the Eagles Club, 911 Mansur Avenue, Carbon Cliff, Illinois.

Rhonda Kay Reschke was born July 18, 1963 in Geneseo, Illinois, a daughter of Alfred and Helga (Kern) Reschke.  She had been married to Mark Coakley. Rhonda was very devoted to her faith and cherished her many friendships, but her greatest joy in life came from spending time with her family.

Memorials are suggested to her family.


Those left to honor her memory include her children and their spouses; three daughters; Erica and Phillip Pridemore, Davenport, Melissa and Matthew Christiansen, La Cross, WI, and Taylor Coakley, Davenport; her son, Brayz Coakley, Davenport ; five grandchildren, her father, A.F. Reschke, Batesville, AR; her brothers and sisters-in-law; Ronald Reschke, and Robert and Lisa Reschke all of Batesville, AR, Alan Reschke, Wapello, IA, Kevin and Elizabeth Reschke, Milan, IL, Daren Reschke, Abingdon, MD, Mark and Beth Reschke, Moline, IL, and Stephen and Stephanie Reschke, N. Little Rock, AR; a very special friend, Diana Fuller, Colona, IL and her aunt (who was more like a second mother) Pauline Swanson. Geneseo, IL; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her mother, a daughter, Miranda Coakley and an infant grandson, Jerrick.  Requiescat in pace.

Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Rhonda’s obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.

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