Funerals today, Saturday, April 27, 2013


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Posted Online: April 26, 2013, 6:02 pm
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Brondyke, Robert D. "Bob," 90, Port Byron; 10 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Brown-Brockmann, Sharon E., 53, Rock Island; 3 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Davis, Esther L. Garman, 101, Prophetstown; 1 p.m., First Lutheran, Prophetstown.
Deahl, Robert L. "Bob," 89, Moline; 11 a.m., Holy Cross Lutheran, Moline.
Ewoldt, James "Jim" H., 56, DeWitt; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Fallow, Richard "Dick" E., 92, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Plumbers & Pipefitters Hall, Rock Island.
Foss, Susan K., 71, LeClaire; 1-3 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Gehrmann, Carl Harry, 82, Bettendorf, formerly of Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Davenport.
James, Sandra Jean, 66, Port Byron; 2 p.m., Grace Bible Fellowship, Moline.
Kleiber, Neil P., 85, Moline; 10 a.m., DeRoo, Moline.
Means, Betty Jane Reddig, 92, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island.
Peterson, Norris M., 85, Moline; 2 p.m., First Covenant, Moline.
Rahn, Rolland W., 93, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Concordia Lutheran, Geneseo.
Scholfield, Mary D., 99, Rock Island, formerly of Moline; 11 a.m., Bethel Wesley United Methodist, Moline.
Stark, Arlo Dean, 81, West Liberty, Iowa, formerly of Eldridge; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Swanson, Marion E., 97, Silvis, formerly Moline; 1:30 p.m., Trimble, Moline.
Welch, Marilyn Lois, 87, Little York, Ill.; 2 p.m., Turnbull, Monmouth.


















 




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