Death list for Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2012, 6:00 pm
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Dehring, Phyllis Joann, The Villages, Fla., formerly East Moline and Kalamazoo, Mich.; Langeland, Kalamazoo.
Gedde, Adalyn Marie, 4 months, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Ingram, Brenda K., 62, South Jacksonville, Ill., formerly Murrayville, Ill.; Williamson, Jacksonville.
Jones, Amelia D., 89, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Lindquist, Verna M., 93, formerly Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Meier, Timothy C. Sr., 65, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Nelson, Jack T., 79, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Orton, Opal B., 82, St. Mary Healthcare and Rehab Center, Davenport; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Rebert, Leona M., 82, Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Rosemeyer, Susan, 59, Davenport, Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Saldivar, Celia P., 93, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Stulir, Viola "Vi," 95, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Vollert, Dorothy M., 95, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.

















 



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