Funeral list for Friday, Nov. 23, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 22, 2012, 10:57 pm
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Friday, Nov. 23

Almquist, Elaine Mildred, 85, Milan; 11 a.m., St. Ambrose Catholic, Milan.
Bassett, Gloria L., 86, Davenport; 12:30 p.m., Friday at The Word Church, Rock Island.
Beall, Lawrence A., 68, Champaign, Ill.; 3-5 p.m., Hagi, Streator, Ill.
Cassidy, John Patrick, Davenport; noon, St. John Vianney Catholic, Bettendorf.
Dvorak, Richard M., 56, Davenport; 1 p.m., Bettendorf Christian.
Harland, Ronald Joseph, 61, Kewanee; 10 a.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saints, Kewanee.
Hawk, George W. Jr. 90, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Krotz, Martha A., 77, Coal Valley; 11 a.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Nimrick, Beverly J., 80, Kewanee; 10 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.

















 



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