Funerals today, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 01, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Brown, Vera Mae, 96, LeClaire; noon, McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Brus, Marie, 91, formerly Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Case, Robert B., 82, Davenport; noon, Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Coers, Norine M., 92, Cordova; 11:30 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Henry, Alice E., 58, Atkinson; 2 p.m., Vandemore, Atkinson.
Jamison, Andrei, 63, East Moline; 11 a.m., Gaines Chapel AME, East Moline.
Jenkins, Robert L., 83, Lakeland, Fla., formerly Viola and Moline; 2 p.m., Speer, Aledo.
Johnson, Thaddeus M. Sr., 84, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Jones, Helen Dorothy, 90, Belleville, Ill., formerly Viola; 11:30 a.m., Calvary Lutheran, New Windsor.
Lawson, Sharon Ann, 73, Geneseo; 11 a.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, East Moline.
Marselle, Joseph David, 33, Stoughton, Wis., formerly Kewanee; 1:30 p.m., Rux, Kewanee.
Nelson Harmon, Verna Jean, 79, Sycamore, Ill., formerly Erie; 11 a.m., United Methodist, Erie.
Quay, Rev. Ronald C., 68, Moline; 2 p.m., Unitarian Church of the Quad Cities, Davenport.
Randall, Jack Eugene Sr., 73, Port Byron; 9 a.m., Messiah Lutheran, Port Byron.
Reidy-Smith, Margaret Elizabeth, 86, Moline; 10 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic, Moline.
Sedam, Betty I., 90, New Boston; 10 a.m., New Boston United Methodist.
Sparrow, James R., 69, Rock Island, formerly Port Byron; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart, Annawan.
Velde, Roy H., 83, Boulder City, Nev., formerly Morrison; 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian, Morrison.

















 



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