Death list for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 30, 2013, 6:54 pm
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Beyer, James E., 57, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Bos, Charles W. "Chuck," 83, rural Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Brasmer, Susan, 58, Colona; Schroder, Colona.
Case, Robert B., 82, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Coers, Norine, 92, Cordova; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Frank, Robert E., 95, formerly Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Jones, Helen Dorothy, 90, Belleville, Ill., formerly Viola; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Lawson, Sharon Ann, 73, Geneseo; Stackhouse-Moore-Geneseo.
Nelson Harmon, Jean, 79, Sycamore, Ill., formerly Erie; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Randall, Jack E., 73, Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Sedam, Betty I., 90, New Boston; Fippinger, Aledo.
Smith, Richard, 70, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Young, Ardwin C., 84, Keithsburg; Bewley, Aledo.



















 



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