Deaths, Jan. 1, 2013


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Posted Online: Dec. 31, 2012, 5:59 pm
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Aring, Donna J., 71, a resident of Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Bengtson, Joann, 69, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Carnes, Naomi Gail, 68, rural Griggsville, Ill.; Niebur, Pittsfield, Ill.
Cooper, Samuel L., 80, Galesburg, formerly of Keithsburg; Bewley, Aledo.
Dussliere, Donald R., 87, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Goldsmith, Madeline, 83, Rock Island; Schroder, Silvis.
Keemle, John M. "Jack," 75, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
McCarthy, Cathleen, 68, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Megrew, Bede E., 60, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Nesbitt, Margo, 87, Minneola, Kan.; Fippinger, Aledo.
Nusbaum, David Bruce, 65, Eldridge; Chambers, Eldridge.
Ouart, Lorene, 87, Annawan; Stackhouse-Moore, Annawan.
Pierce, Raymond, 79, Colona; Trimble, Moline.
Saguilan, Maribel, 51, East Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Schaaf, Stephen R. Sr., 63, Davenport.
Sparrow, James R., 69, Rock Island formerly of Moline and Port Byron; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Walter, Keith I., 92, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.



















 



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