Funerals today, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013


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Bryan, Jay B., 97, Davenport; 11 a.m., Davenport Memorial Park.
Chambers, Clifford D., 79, Galesburg; 11 a.m., Bishop Hill Cemetery.
Dillow, Marilyn E., 82, Dixon, Ill.; 10 a.m., McDonald, Rock Falls.
Duncan, James "Jim" Eldon, 90, Moline; 10 a.m., Calvary Lutheran, Moline.
Dvorak, Philip J., 81, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., St. Paul the Apostle Catholic, Davenport.
Faso, Anton "Andy" J., 98, Davenport; 11 a.m., Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Ganahl, Frances I., 93, Milan; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Heaton, Helen, 92, Genoa City, Wis., formerly Kewanee; 11:30 a.m., Elmira Presbyterian.
Hengl, Malakai Andrew, son of Trisha Hengl and Gary Atkins, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Holstrom, Lylah Marie Larson, 80, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., First Lutheran, Geneseo.
Johnson, William Edward "Porter Bill," 69, Kewanee; 4-7 p.m., Mark's Tap, Kewanee.
McMahon, Jane A., 73, Maquoketa, Iowa; 11 a.m., First United Methodist, Maquoketa.
Roth, George C., 90, Davenport; 2 p.m., Ridgecrest Koning Chapel, Davenport.
VanWinkle, Herman, 78, Milan; 11 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.

















 



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