Funerals today, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 6:27 pm
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Aldeman, Ronald K., 72, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Carlson, Richard E., 86, Moline, formerly Orion; 11:30 a.m., Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Day, Marjorie, 87, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Koning Chapel, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport.
Kump, Anna Mae, 80, Rock Island; 10 a.m., St. Ambrose Catholic, Milan.
Meyers, Gordon DeLay, 97, Clinton, Iowa, formerly Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Spears, Dorothy R., 44, Rock Island; 12:30 p.m., New Journey, Moline.
Weets, Sharon Marston, 58, Wilton, Iowa; 10 a.m., Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis, Muscatine.
Wegener, Christopher R. "Rudy," 63, Walcott; 1 p.m., St. Andrew's Catholic, Blue Grass.
Welch, Mary Ellen "Marie," 89, East Moline, formerly Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.


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1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
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