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John E. Maguire 1932-2010

Jun 8, 2010

IOWA FALLS — John Edward Maguire, age 77, of Iowa Falls, died on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at his home.

Services were Saturday, June 5, at the St. Mark Catholic Church in Iowa Falls. Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls was in charge of arrangements.

John Edward Maguire was born Aug. 14, 1932, in Ayrshire, the son of Hugh and Bridget (Cahil) Maguire. He graduated from the Ayrshire High School and the University of Iowa with a Business Degree.

On Dec. 26, 1955 John was united in marriage to Colleen Coughlon in Fort Dodge. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the St. Mark Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

John is survived by his wife, Colleen; two daughters, Nan Maguire Simonetti of St. Louis Park, MN and Molly Maguire Reek of Lake Geneva, WI; four grandchildren, Jonathan and Sara Reek and Murphy and Riley Simonetti; two brothers, Richard (Dee) Maguire of Bradenton, FL and Leo Maguire of Australia; and a sister, Theresa Thompson of Vancouver, WA.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Joseph, Louie, and James Maguire; and five sisters, Mary Eunice, Ruth Baxter, Jean Montgomery, Lois Hanno, and Annie Maguire.