Funerals, April 11, 2013


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Posted Online: April 10, 2013, 6:15 pm
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Bengston, Dorothy M., 88, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Mineral United Methodist.
Bowker, Jerry L., 75, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Dau, Gary W., 67, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Duncan, Ola E., 89, Moline; 10 a.m., Calvary Lutheran, Moline.
Gust, Martha J., 90, Rock Island; 10 a.m., St. George Greek Orthodox, Rock Island.
Hill, Dorothy L., 94, Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan, Prophetstown; 11 a.m., Prophetstown United Methodist.
Kurtz, Marilyn M., 76, Davenport; 11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran, Davenport.
Millikan, Sue Ann, 89, formerly Aledo; 10 a.m., Speer, Aledo.
Montenguise, Joseph Lynn, 50, Bettendorf; 12:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Sharer, Sandra Jean "Sandi," 72, Moline; 11 a.m., Alexis Cemetery.
Stahler, Carl R. Sr., 94, Davenport; 11 a.m., Holy Family Catholic, Davenport.
Teagarden, Shane, 43, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Terry, Robert Lee, 78, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Viager, Anna M., 38, and Breanna M., 8, rural Sherrard; 2 p.m., Cable Community Church.
Werthmann, Jerilyn, 56, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Williams, Gene A., 74, Geneseo; 11 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Williams, Pearl M., 91, Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.



















 



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