Weerts Funeral Home

3625 Jersey Ridge Rd, Davenport, IA


Nancy L. Thobe

August 27, 1929August 10, 2019

Nancy L. Thobe, 89, of Davenport, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Genesis East Medical Center, Davenport.

Funeral services honoring Nancy will be held on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 10:30 am at Weerts Funeral Home, Jersey Ridge and Kimberly. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am. Burial will be at the Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials in Nancy’s name may be made to your favorite charity.

Nancy was born in 1929, in Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Robert and Flora (Ehlert) Leese. She was united in marriage to James G. Thobe on June 11, 1958 in Davenport, Iowa; he preceded her in death on June 16, 1998. Nancy worked at HH Cleaveland Agency in Rock Island, Illinois for 26 years. She also worked at Flowers by Jerri after retiring.

Nancy enjoyed taking various bus trips to different casinos and playing slots with her many friends. She loved to play cards and other various card games as well. When she wasn’t traveling with her friends to casinos, Nancy was traveling to local shops to find different unique and antique items to collect.

Nancy is survived by many nieces, nephews, and special friends. She was preceded in death by her husband James, her parents, brother Richard (Virginia) Leese, two special nieces, Dallia Leese and Jill McGuire, nephew, Richard Leese, Jr. and her cat Lucky.


  • Robert Leese, Father (deceased)
  • Flora Leese, Mother (deceased)
  • James G. Thobe, Husband (deceased)
  • Richard (Virginia) Leese, Brother (deceased)
  • Dallia Leese, Niece (deceased)
  • Jill Mcguire, Niece (deceased)
  • Richard Leese Jr., Nephew (deceased)
  • She is survived by many Nieces, nephews, and special friends.


  • Visitation Monday, August 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 19, 2019


Nancy L. Thobe

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Deborah Gilbert

August 14, 2019

Our deepest sympathy. Nancy was a special lady and a wonderful friend. We enjoyed our visit with her this past Christmas. I have many cherished memories of our friendship.

Deborah Groth Gilbert