Weerts Funeral Home

3625 Jersey Ridge Rd Davenport, IA

Associates

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    Mark Saunders

    Manager

    Raised in DeWitt, Mark graduated from DeWitt Central High School in 1981. He earned his mortuary science degree from Worsham College in Chicago. He has been licensed in Iowa and Illinois for over 25 years and holds a life insurance license in the State of Iowa. Mark joined the Weerts Funeral Home team during the 2009 centennial year and is committed to helping families create meaningful experiences. "I truly believe that there is no better way to serve others and the community than through funeral service," he says. Mark's wife, Holly, is an elementary teacher at Ekstrand Elementary in DeWitt. They have 2 daughters, Melanie and Hailey.

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    Eve Catherine Anderson

    Funeral Director

    Eve earned a degree in mortuary science from Worsham College in 2013. She joined the Dignity Memorial team in 2017. With a high attention to detail and much compassion, Eve is committed to helping families create lasting memories of their loved ones.

    When she is not working, Eve likes to spend time with her significant other and their two cats. She also enjoys reading, watching movies and being with friends and family.

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    TERRY GAHAGAN

    Funeral Director

    Terry was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa, graduating from Assumption High School in 1975. He earned his mortuary science degree from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and has been a funeral director for over 30 years. Funeral service came naturally for Terry, as his father is also a funeral director. Though his father is retired, Terry attributes his early interest in funeral service completely to his dad. "My dad helped me understand that funeral service is a great avenue of service to give back to the community," he says. "I knew I wanted to be a funeral director by the time I was 16 years old." He and his wife, Mary, live in Davenport and are active members of Sacred City Church. Mary is a registered nurse. Together they have 2 daughters, Allison and Meryl, both recent college graduates.

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    BRYAN SCOTT

    Funeral Director

    Bryan Scott joined Weerts Funeral Home in April 2014. After graduating from Durant High School in 1985, Bryan attended Scott Community College. He later attended the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science in California, earning his degree in 1997. Returning to Iowa, he served as a funeral director in the communities of Greenfield and Sioux City before relocating to Texas. After 10 years in the Austin and Georgetown areas, he returned to Iowa to be closer to his family. "I am so pleased to be part of Weerts Funeral Home," he says. "It is an honor to serve people at a time when they need a helping hand and kind words." Bryan resides in Davenport and attends St. Johns United Methodist Church. In his free time, he enjoys bowling, hockey, NASCAR, playing cards and spending time with his cat, Copper.