Deaths, May 1, 2013


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Posted Online: April 30, 2013, 4:34 pm
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Brown, Raymond D., 73, Eldridge; Chambers, Eldridge.
Carmody, Marilee, 75, Davenport; Chambers, Eldridge.
Girt, Raymond F. Jr., 61, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Grchan, Albert P., 89, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Honeycutt, Arthur R., 82, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Jochmann, William K. "Billy," 24, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Martens, Charles J. "Charlie," 65, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Novak, Larry James, 57, Waterloo, Iowa; Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup, Waterloo.
Pennock, Raymond M., 77, DeWitt, Iowa; Schultz, DeWitt.
Rader, Mary, 69, Gatesville, Texas, formerly East Moline; Scott's, Gatesville.
Smith, Bernard Christopher II, 64, Chicago, formerly Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.

















 



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