Funerals, Dec. 27, 2012


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Originally Posted Online: Dec. 26, 2012, 7:01 pm
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Benedict, Eleanor, 91, Kewanee; 1 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kewanee.
Cecil, Don, 85, Kewanee; 1 p.m., Calvary Cemetery, Brimfield.
Cline, Mavis Joyce McQuillen, 94, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., National Cemetery, Arsenal Island (meet 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport).
Head, Larry D., 72, Port Byron; 10 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Johnson, Sherry K., 69, Rock Island; 2:30 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Marolf, William "Billy" Malec, 32, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran, Davenport.
Means, Lillie Mae, 86, Rock Island; noon, Greater Antioch Baptist, Rock Island.
Perry, William D., 91, Rock Island; 10 a.m., DeRoo, Moline.
Robbins, Mae, 79, Viola; 10 a.m., Speer, Aledo.
Roenfeldt, Elsie L., 89, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Roman-Wagner, Ruth A., 92, Prophetstown; 2 p.m., Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Ruble, Damion Micheal, 1-year-old son of David Ruble and Tyisha Hollingshed, Davenport; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Speller, Stanley R., 91, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Taets, Mary M., 90, formerly Sheffield; 10 a.m., St. Patrick's Catholic, Sheffield.
Teshak, Sheri, 51, Davenport; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.

















 




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