Funerals, Dec. 4, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 03, 2012, 5:19 pm
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Adams, Stephen "SPA" P., 64, Davenport; 1 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Colmer, Joe L., 95, East Moline; 11 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Dennis, Don R., 83, Erie; 10 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Edwards, Charles A. "Charlie," 91, East Moline, formerly Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Engstrom, Evelyn G., 95, Coal Valley; 11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran, Coal Valley.
Marr, Galen Russell, 69, Moline; 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran,Moline.
Sissel, Brandon, 18, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Sweely, Christopher J. "Chris," 40, Clinton; 1 p.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, Silvis.

















 



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