Funerals today, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 16, 2012, 5:34 pm
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Brock, Kenneth Jay Sr., 62, Coral Springs, Fla., formerly Moline; 11:30 a.m., Shepherds Prayer Church of God, Harrisburg, Ill.
De Smet, Richard Lee "Dick," 78, Moline; 10 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Douglas, Lois M., 91, Annawan; 10 a.m., Annawan Community United Methodist.
Ducey, Doris M., 97, Davenport; 1:30 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Iverson, Lyle S., 88, Rock Island; 11:30 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Jones, Carl Lee, 82, Pekin, Ill., 10 a.m., Davenport First Church of the Nazarene.
Knox-Frank, Margaret E., 96, East Moline; 10 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Madsen, John, 97, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Wendt, Moline.
Miller, Rhonda, 62, Viola; 10 a.m., Trinity Anglican, Rock Island.
Nitz-Pairrett, Christine "Chris," 53, Phoenix, Ariz.; 10:30 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Nordstrom, Robert E., 80, Geneseo; 11 a.m., First Lutheran, Geneseo.
Olson, Lucille A., 80, Galva; 10 a.m., Rux, Galva.
Stone, John W., 75, Rockford, Ill., formerly Moline; 1 p.m., Sunset, Machesney Park, Ill.
Tague, Vivian B., 100, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Vesey, Clayton Sr., 84, Rock Island; noon, Pentecostal Church of God, Davenport.
Yocum, Janet M., 69, formerly Illinois City; 11 a.m., American Legion, Reynolds.



















 




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