Funerals today, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 7:45 pm
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Brocket, Clifford E., 86, Cambridge; 1:30 p.m., Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Brooks, Elden E., 89, Davenport; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Coblentz, William "Bill," 93, Davenport; 11 a.m., St. Matthew Lutheran, Davenport.
Dillbeck, James Bruce "Bruno," 52, East Moline, formerly Macon, Ill.; 10 a.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Maes, Shirley L., 70, Prophetstown; 10:30 a.m., Advent Christian, Prophetstown.
Nelson, Jeri L., 64, Moline; 10:30 a.m., Trinity Evangelical Lutheran, Moline.
Pressly, Charlotte E., 88, Rock Island; 10:30 a.m., First Lutheran, Rock Island.
Roman, Marguerite E., 101, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Scherz, Lou, 75, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sovanski, Gregory "Polock," 67, Moline; 10 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Trich, Ruby L., 91, Moline; 10:30 a.m., First Covenant, Moline.

















 



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