Death list for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 15, 2013, 7:25 pm
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Carr, Joyce LaVaun, 87, Nevada, Mo.; Ferry, Nevada.
Catour, Cheryl, 57, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
DeVlieger, Elizabeth Marie, 88, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Dies, Daniel J., 59, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Fair, James C. "Cap," 95, Seaton; Fippinger, Aledo.
Fuller, Delores L., 79, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Halfmann, Sr. Azaria, OSF, 92, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Hegwood, Don E., 86, Rapids City; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Hovey, Ida Grace, 81, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Lawson, Betty I., 77, Orion; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Lenaghan, Terrence P., 90, Rock Island, formerly Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Lerch, Dorothy Jean, 85, Bettendorf, formerly Coal Valley; Rafferty, Moline.
Maury, Lenton L., 86, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
McElroy, Lorraine E., 93, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Paarmann, Ralph E., 88, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Underwood, Charlotte L., 74, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Wales, Rocky A., 59, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.

















 



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