Funerals today, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013


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Archibald, Charles L. "Chike," 84, Moline; 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran, Moline.
Boomershine, Dan R., 72, East Moline; 10:30 a.m., DeRoo, Moline.
Cernovich, Shirley A., 82, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Fick, Allen E., 65, Walcott; 10:30 a.m., Bentley, Durant.
Greer, Harry Lee Jr., 91, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Hartley, Priscilla June Devlin, 88, Galesburg; 3 p.m., North Henderson United Methodist.
Koopman, Roger D., 72, Milan; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Lee, Jeffie J., 73, Rock Island; noon, Greater Antioch Baptist, Rock Island.
Lemen, Robert E. "Bob," 80, East Moline; 10:30 a.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox, East Moline.
McDaniel, Marie, 92, Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Miller, Joanne M., 72, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Bewley, Aledo.
Moore, Gary, 67, Coal Valley; 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian, Coal Valley.
Peterson, Eugene E., 86, Moline; 10:30 a.m., Wendt, Moline.
Schmidt, Jordan, 15, Moline; 10 a.m., Alleman High School gymnasium, Rock Island.

















 



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