Deaths, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 06, 2013, 6:56 pm
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Dixon, Loren L., 80, Reynolds; Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Reynolds.
Floyd, Joan A., 76, Prophetstown; Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Erie.
Harmsen, Wayne R., 58, Davenport; Runge Mortuary & Crematory, Davenport.
Juist, Genevieve M., 85, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes Funeral Homes Ltd., Fulton.
O'Rourke, Patrick W., 63, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Schnoebelen, Laverne R., 98, Moline; Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory Ltd., Moline.
Tice, Inez M., 85, Moline; Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory Ltd., Moline.
VanHerzeele, Genevieve L. "Jenny," 78, Geneseo, formerly Atkinson; Vandemore Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Geneseo.
Van Tieghem, Martha L., 97, of Silvis; Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline.



















 



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