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04/22/2014, 7:33 pm Fred E. Stanton, 67, of Bettendorf, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Genesis East, Davenport.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Asbury United Methodist Church, Bettendorf. Burial is at Highland Cemetery, Eddyville, Iowa. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
He was born Dec. 13, 1946. He married Peggy A. Sipe June 27, 1965.
Surviving are his wife; daughter, Julie Grimm; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Linda Ferns, Donna James, Diana Willemsen and Sedney Eddy; and brother, Darell Stanton.
04/22/2014, 7:33 pm Brandi Southwick, 41, of Davenport, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Genesis East, Davenport.
Arrangements are pending at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline.

04/22/2014, 7:33 pm L. Imogene Meredith, 71, of Bettendorf, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Weerts, Davenport. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Burial is at Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
She was born in 1943 in Seymour, Iowa, to Harry and Lenna Belle White. She married Dennis W. Meredith on July 28, 1967.
Surviving are her husband; children, David, Jon, Wendi, Denny and Daniel; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Donna Gerboth; and brother, Doyle White.
04/22/2014, 7:33 pm Harold Faulkner, 89, of Davenport, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Davenport Lutheran Home.
Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.
04/22/2014, 7:33 pm Alex Belk, 11, of Bettendorf, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at University of Iowa Children's Hospital, Iowa City.
Services are pending at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport.
04/22/2014, 7:33 pm Phillip D. Atwell, 78, of Walcott, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.
04/22/2014, 7:33 pm Duane J. Ackerland, 53, of Davenport, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Runge Mortuary, 838 E. Kimberly Road, Davenport.
Mr. Ackerland was born Sept. 6, 1960, to Randy and Suzan Ackerland, of Moline.
Duane was preceded in death by his father, Randy. He is survived by his mother, Suzan Ackerland, brother, Tim Ackerland, and sister, Darcy Ackerland Bebber, all of Sarasota, Fla.; fiancee, Michelle Flynn, Davenport; seven children; and 21 grandchildren.

04/22/2014, 7:33 pm Alan "Neil" Bruner, 74, of Burlington, Iowa, died at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, April 20, 2014, at his home.
The funeral service for Mr. Bruner will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Lunning Chapel, Burlington, with the Rev. David Mixon officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour before the time of service. Inurnment will be at a later date in Aspen Grove Cemetery. A memorial has been established. According to Mr. Bruner's wishes, cremation will be accorded after the funeral service.
Born Oct. 31, 1939, in Galesburg, he was the son of Harrison L. and Veryle Young Bruner. On May 11, 1968, he married Heidi Stichel in Rosetta, Ill. She preceded him in death on June 26, 2009.
Mr. Bruner was a graduate of Little York High School and attended three years of college. He was an iron worker for Local 577 Iron Workers Union for 34 years, retiring in October 2002. He was of the Protestant faith and enjoyed fishing, gardening, Cardinals, Bears, Hawkeyes and NASCAR. He was a good man, kind, quick-witted and always ready with a joke.
Survivors include three daughters, Darsi Bruner and Dawn Leinniger, both of Pleasanton, Calif., and Melanie Beverlin, Burlington; two sons, Tony Bruner, Chandler, Ariz., and Pete Hodgerson, Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and brothers, Bill Bruner, New Boston, Mike Bruner, Arlington, Va., Pat Bruner, Joy, Dan Bruner, Andelusia, and Chuck Bruner, of Arlington. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and son-in-law, Mark Beverlin.

04/22/2014, 7:33 pm Lois Meredith, 82, of Silvis, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Aspen Rehab and Health Care, Silvis.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, April 26, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1330 13th St., Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Burial will be at Moline Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Lois was born on Aug. 11, 1931, in Moline, the daughter of Loyed and Gladys Hogden Partlow. She married William Schatti and later married Lester H. Meredith in Rock Island County, in 1956.
Lois worked as a key punch operator for John Deere Health Care, retiring after 19 years in May 1993. She also was a key punch operator and an instructor at Black Hawk College. She enjoyed ceramics and crafts. Lois was a leader for both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Brownies, a member of the Moline PTA and a volunteer at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. She was well-known for her cooking and her homemade mac-n-cheese, which was irreplaceable.
Lois loved being with her grandchildren and her dog, Diamond. She loved to shop and was always dressed to a "T". Most of all, she will always be remembered for her infectious smile and very unique contagious laugh.
Survivors include her children, Dennis (Linda) Schatti, Richard (Lynnette) Meredith, Christopher Meredith, Amanda (Doug) Johnson, Lorraine (Larry) Nunn, Kevin (Sharon) Meredith, Kenneth (Jeri) Meredith; son-in-law, Don Denato; nine granddaughters; 10 grandsons; five great-granddaughters; 11 great-grandsons; brother, Lamont (Donna) Partlow; several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and -nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; daughter, Lynn Denato; brother, Harold; and sister, Phyllis.
Her family wishes to thank the staff members of Aspen Rehab and Health Care, Passages Hospice and Hospice Compassus for their loving care.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting
04/22/2014, 7:33 pm Mary Ann Gile, 74, of East Moline, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis.
Cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial visitation is on Thursday, April 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. with Remembrance of Life Services following at 7:30 p.m. at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, East Moline. The Rev. Don Pace will officiate. Mary Ann will be buried at the Rock Island National Cemetery at a later date.
Mary Ann was born on Jan. 20, 1940, in Moline, the daughter of Ralph and Elmyra Greenleaf Murphy. She married Edward Spencer Gile in Sterling, Ill., in 1976.
Mary Ann worked as transportation utility clerk at Oak Glen Nursing Home for 15 years, retiring in 1998.
She enjoyed bingo and sewing and also enjoyed giving and helping people, socializing with friends and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her daughter, Ila Gile; son, Bryan (Tamara) Murphy; granddaughter, Morgan L. Murphy, all of Coal Valley; and sister, Leona Peterson-Spear and husband, Donald Spear, Moline; stepdaughter, Bonnie Gormley, Milan, Mo.; and grandson, Robert Gormley, Spikird, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Ed; and grandson, Billy.
Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation.
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04/22/2014, 7:33 pm Memorial services for Alan A. Farlee, 81, of East Moline, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Silvis United Methodist Church, where he had been a member.
Mr. Farlee passed away Dec. 6, 2013, at St. Anthony Continuing Care Center, Rock Island, with his minister, Rev. Joye Perry, and his partner, Doris Lutz, by his side.
He was originally from Ohio where he married his wife of 39 years, Mari Lou. They moved to Belvidere, Ill., and his wife passed away in August 2000. He then moved to East Moline.
He had been a life member and past commander of VFW Post 2992, Des Plaines, Ill., and a member of East Moline American Legion, Post 227, and Loyal Order of Moose, Rock Island. He loved to camp with the Pheasant Runners Camping Club, where he had been a member. Alan was the National Campvention Coordinator for FCRV for several years and Illinois District Field Director. Besides camping, his hobbies included trains, music and working on his computer.
He loved his family and, in his later years while living with Doris in East Moline, he had enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren also.
He is survived by daughters, Sue (Tom) Hauck, Fort Wayne, Ind., Kerry Harvo, Belvidere, and Beth (Michael) McCuen, Poplar Grove, Ill.; sons, Richard (Diane) Farlee, and Kevin (Jan) Farlee, both of Fort Wayne; 14 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; sister, Vonda Hancock, Defiance, Ohio; brother, Roger (Karen) Farlee, Defiance; partner of 12 years, Doris Lutz, East Moline, and her children and grandchildren, of Dixon.