Deaths, Jan. 9, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 08, 2013, 5:41 pm
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Bargfield, Beverly A. Boehme, 78, Galesburg, formerly New Windsor; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Bergstrand, Jeanette Mary, formerly Moline; Schroder's, Silvis.
Clarke, Winifred, 100, Geneseo, formerly Rock Island; Trimble, Moline.
Davis, Doris E., 78, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Dunkin, Betty J., 77, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Ellis, Ruby L., 79, Muscatine; Fippinger, Aledo.
Houk, Fern L., 77, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Koschade, Rev. Alfred, 84, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Pucci, Myrtle Fair, 98, formerly Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Runge, Aleece, Portland, Ore.; Runge, Davenport.
Smith, Mary Rose, 81, Eldridge; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Snyder, Marjorie E., 94, of Milan, formerly New Windsor and Alpha; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Tapia, Jose C. Sr., 74, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Traman, Duane D., 59, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Van Vooren, Florence Anna, 97, East Moline, formerly of Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Walters, Teresa K., 67, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Watts, Sherry Overmann, 69, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Whitesides, Cyril Gordon, 87, Hagerstown, Md.; Minnich, Hagerstown.



















 



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