Deaths, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 11, 2012, 10:12 pm
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Foster, Helen E., 87, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island.
Gavin, Evelyn, 78, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins Mortuary and Cremation Service, Davenport.
Helms, Thomas H., 87, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Hoffman, JoAnn, 77, Savanna, Ill.; Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna, Ill.
Jennings, JoAnn M., 81, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan.
Jones, Carl L., 82, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home, Bettendorf.
McNalley, Marjorie S., 97, East Moline; Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory Ltd., Moline.
Nordstrom, Robert, 80, Geneseo; Vandemore Funeral Homes, Geneseo.
Pewe, Nadine, 92, Eldridge, Iowa; Chambers Funeral Home, Eldridge, Iowa.
Raya, Jesus, 51, Moline; Rafferty Funeral Home, Moline.
Smith, Mary Lou, 82, Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home, Prophetstown.
Vanek, Charles J., 80, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Willems, Keith B., 53, New Windsor; Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home, Alpha.

















 



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