Funerals, May 1, 2013


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Posted Online: April 30, 2013, 4:35 pm
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Barrett, Lois L., 89, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., St. Paul the Apostle Catholic, Davenport.
Brown, Mark A., 51, LeClaire; 1:30 p.m., First Presbyterian, LeClaire.
Carmody, Marilee, 75, Davenport; 6 p.m., Chambers, Eldridge.
Davison, Donald L. "Doggie," 88, New Boston; 11 a.m., Dennison, Aledo.
Diederich, Eugene T. "Gene," 88, Carbon Cliff; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic, Silvis.
Felderman, Dennis, 71, Summerfield, Fla.; 11 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Kaczinski, Vincent A., 77, Long Grove; 11 a.m., Chambers, Eldridge.
Mandle, Linda Lou Radnour, 63, Yorkville, Ill.; 9 a.m., Larson-Nelson, Yorkville.
Slach, Donald Edward, 92, Milan; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.


















 



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