Funerals today, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 14, 2013, 5:40 pm
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Friedman, Harry, 81, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Fulton, Bobby D., 66, Maquoketa, Iowa, formerly Davenport; 10 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Johnston, Frances D., 94, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Grace United Methodist, Geneseo.
Jordan, Olga M., 97, Coal Valley; 10:30 a.m., St. Maria Goretti Catholic, Coal Valley.
Karwath, Raymond Edward, 80, Davenport; 11 a.m., Oakdale Cemetery, Davenport.
Schriver, Majel L., 83, Silvis, formerly Moline; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Shanks, Norris Dean, 68, Bettendorf; 6:30 p.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Wolfram, Henrietta "Retta," 89, Davenport; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.



















 



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