Funerals, Dec. 1, 2012


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Brown, Audrey, 82, Aledo; 11 a.m., United Methodist, Aledo.
Cox, Judith Ann, 66, Champaign, Ill.; 1:30 p.m., Zuma Cemetery, Port Byron.
Hasselman, Rose Ann, 52, East Moline; 10 a.m., St. Anne's Catholic, East Moline.
Murphy, James W., 64, Davenport; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic, Bettendorf.
Oldefest, Marilyn J., 86, Milan; 10 a.m., First Lutheran, Moline.
Rohlk, Helen M., 95, Bettendorf; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Showers, Eldon R., 89, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Spivey, Lyle, 80, Aledo; 11:30 a.m., Grace Evangelical Free, Aledo.
Stewart, Augusta L. "Gustie," 97, Hillsdale; 11 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Thompson, Robert E., 72, Lufkin, Texas, formerly of East Moline; 1:30 p.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Warren, Audrey L., 83, Fulton; 2 p.m., Calvary Baptist, Clinton, Iowa.

















 



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