Death list for Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 6:28 pm
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Abbott, Helen Irene "G.G.," 90, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Beam, Joyce E., 84, formerly Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Beaman, Linda L., 68, Dixon, Iowa; Weerts, Davenport.
Brown, Joyce Jordon, 65, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Coonts, Rosellen L., 65, Buffalo; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Cross, Steven A., 56, Morrison; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Frandsen, Maureen Clare, 80, LeClaire, formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Handley, Robert Harold, 86, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Hudelson, Robert, 66, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Iverson, Lyle S., 88, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Janicki, Joseph M., 96, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Johnson, Robert C., 93, Aledo, formerly Keithsburg; Fippinger, Aledo.
Nitz-Pairrett, Christine "Chris," 53, Phoenix, Ariz.; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Peterson, Frederica B., 91, formerly Orion.
Replogle, William J. "Roger," 69, Milan; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Ripperton, Clayton, 80, Silvis; Trimble, Moline.
Swick, John E., 45, Naples, Fla., formerly Coal Valley.
Testroet, Susan K., 56, Bettendorf; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Walker, Dennis L. "Sarge," 89, High Point, N.C.; Sechrest, High Point.


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1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
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