Funerals today, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 6:28 pm
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Blaser, Robert L., 85, Colona; 10 a.m., St. Patrick's Catholic, Colona.
Cogdill, Willard, 87, Moline; 1 p.m., Trimble, Moline.
Colmer, Alberta D., 82, East Moline; 10 a.m., Wildwood Baptist, East Moline.
Gadient, Joseph M., 54, Grapevine, Texas, formerly Rock Island and Bettendorf; 11 a.m., St. John Vianney Catholic, Bettendorf.
Haynes, Elizabeth "Liz" K., 40, Pagosa Springs, Colo., formerly Andover; 4 p.m., Watchtower Lodge, Blackhawk State Park, Rock Island.
Herron, Steven T., 54, Rock Island; 1:30 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Kipping Coopman, Beulah M., 88, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Mullen, Naydean I., 91, formerly Rock Island; 2 p.m., Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
Ross, Ruth Duvall, 62, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., Bettendorf Christian.
Strohbehn, Margaret, 81, Donahue; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Wendler, Eleanore M., 87, Moline; 1 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic, Moline.

















 



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