Funerals today, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 28, 2012, 5:07 pm
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Cooper, Pearl E., 101, Hampton; 10 a.m., Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Curtis, Mary Angela "Angie" Farber, 80, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Holy Family Catholic, Davenport.
DeWitte, Evelyn, 91, formerly Moline; 10 a.m., DeRoo, Moline.
Kelley, Dorothy A., Davenport; 1 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Kemmann, Thomas Paul, 74, Moline; 10:30 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Miller, Germaine J. "Gerry," 98, Moline, formerly Davenport; 10:30 a.m., St. Paul the Apostle Catholic, Davenport.
Redman, Danny L., 58, Coal Valley; 10 a.m., Rock Island National Cemetery (meet 9:45 a.m., Trimble, Moline).
Sharp, Donald, 78, Silvis; 7 p.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Villagomez, Jose "Ralph," 85, Moline; 10 a.m., Christ the King, Moline.


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