Deaths, Jan. 19, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 18, 2013, 5:24 pm
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Cox, James L., 81, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Fedrizzi, Fabrizio, 69, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Gasper, Patrick J., 51, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Hood, Alice J., 90, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Johnson, Opal, 93, Geneseo; Trimble, Moline.
Kilcoin, James L., 76, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Lindbom, Roger A., 61, rural Cambridge; Rux, Galva.
Miller, Gene D., 82, Fort Armstrong, Rock Island, formerly of Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Rhodenbaugh, Mary T., 90, Silvis, formerly Sherrard; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Schild, Jeanne E., 82, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Schmidt, Nancy A., 71, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Tierney, Cathey Marie, 55, Clarksville, Tenn.; Austin & Bell, Pleasant View, Tenn.
Wadsworth, Lucille, 83, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Wilcox, Budelia P., 86, Illini Restorative Care, Silvis; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.

















 



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