Funerals today, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013


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Bell, Jack B. Jr., 55, Durant; noon-3 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Brown, Ceola "Lucille," 85, Moline; 10 a.m., The Word Church, Rock Island.
Collins, Sherlene E., 68, Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Glassburn, Margaret E., 94, Tampico; 10:30 a.m., Tampico United Methodist.
Hartman, Nicholas J., 29, Clinton, Iowa; 4-8 p.m., Clinton Eagles Club.
Horn, Anna J., 83, Silvis; 11 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Hynes, Barbara Ardell, 76, and Rocky, Milan; 4 p.m., Rock Island Boat Club.
Landuyt, Melvin L., 74, and his wife, Connie S., 73, Lynn Center; 1 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Lauritsen, William Hunt, 97, Pleasant Valley; 11 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Lorenz, Olga E., 94, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Martin, Queen Ester, 68, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Orr's, Rock Island.
Osborn, Gladys A., 85, Silvis, formerly Hillsdale; 1:30 p.m., Peace Lutheran, Port Byron.
Pilarski, Donald E. "Don" "Peelie," Kewanee; 11 a.m., Holy Trinity Polish National Catholic, Kewanee.
Schmidt, Edna Lillian, 96, Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Sikkema, Elaine R., 84, Fulton; 11 a.m., Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Swift, Betty L., 85, East Moline; 5 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Thompson, Robert E. "Bob," 91, Erie; 10 a.m., Erie Christian.
Turner, Kenneth and Vadena, 96, Geneseo; 1:30-4 p.m., Geneseo Community Center.
Van Buren, William W. "Bill" Jr., 78, Morrison; 10:30 a.m., Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Waul, Kenneth J., 71, formerly Dubuque, Iowa, and Moline; 10 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Williams, Becky L., 61, Prophetstown; 10 a.m., McDonald, Prophetstown.

















 



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1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
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