Deaths, Jan. 6, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 05, 2013, 5:14 pm
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Bremer, Charles K., 83, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Fleming, Tari E., 70, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Grimes, Betty Jean, 92, Rock Island, formerly of Moline and Gulf Port, Miss.; Rafferty, Moline.
Hein, Paul D., 87, of Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Isaacson, Muriel K., 91, formerly of Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Karenke, Dale O., 78, Lynn Center; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Ketner, Glenna, 87, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Long, Mary Ann, 90, formerly of Orion; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Odell, Sheryl L., 50, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Singleton, Ashlynn Marie, infant daughter of Ariel Singleton, Moline; Hodgson, Rock Island.
West, Helen, 90, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Witmore, Phyllis M., 84, of Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.

















 



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