Death list for Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 29, 2013, 6:35 pm
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Ainley, William R., 80, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Barnard, Robert "Dave," 69, Fenton; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Bohnsack, Patsy, 65, Blue Grass; Runge, Davenport.
Creger, Cory M., 34, Weston, Wis., formerly Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Gray, Sarah Evelyn "Sally," 88, Green Valley, Ariz., formerly Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Henry, Alice, 59, Atkinson; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Kalahar, Shirley L., 84, Moline; Burkhart-Eighner, Sandwich, Ill.
Lake, Aaron L., 90, Bettendorf; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Long, Don L., 72, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Moore, James C., 67, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly Quad-Cities; Runge, Davenport.
Morel, Michael, 39, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Plambeck, Allen E.H., 90, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Powell, Colleen L., 83, Colona House, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Rahn, John E. "Jack" Jr., 93, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Ramirez, Jesse P., 88, Galesburg; Watson-Thomas, Galesburg.
Rosene, Gertrude P., 96, Rock Island; Schroder, Silvis.
Shepard, Jerry L., 62, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Snodgrass-Johnson, Joanne "Josie," 84, Resthave, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Velde, Roy H., 83, Boulder City, Nev., formerly Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.

















 



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