Funerals, Nov. 16, 2012


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Frandsen, Maureen Clare, 80, LeClaire, formerly Davenport; 10 a.m., Our Lady of the River Catholic, LeClaire.
Gavin, Evelyn P., 78, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Gordon, Randy K., 61; 11:30 a.m., Peniel Cemetery, Joy.
Handley, Robert Harold, 86, Bettendorf; 2 p.m., Rock Island National Cemetery (meet 1:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport).
Hudelson, Robert L., 66, Coal Valley; 1 p.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.
Jennings, JoAnn M., 81, Milan; 10 a.m., First Presbyterian, Milan.
Johnson, Robert C., 93, Aledo, formerly Keithsburg; 11 a.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Knowles, Evelyn J., 84, Moline; noon, National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Meet at 11:30 a.m. at Esterdahl, Moline.
Price, Juanita, 53, Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Siemers, Ronald Leo "Ron," 55, Kewanee; 2 p.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Smith, Mary Lou, 82, Prophetstown; 2 p.m., Leon United Methodist, Prophetstown.

















 



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