Funerals today, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 24, 2013, 8:43 pm
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Coons, Russell L., 59, Maquoketa, Iowa; 11 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic, Maquoketa.
Crockett, Charles David, 76, Rapids City; 10:30 a.m., Wildwood Church, East Moline.
Ehlers, Rosemary, 78, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Davenport.
Hammond, John G., 70, Moline; 2 p.m., Edwards Congregational U.C.C., Davenport.
Harksen, Lawrence "Larry" H., 87, Moline; 1:30 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Hobbs, Jack, 49, Silvis; 1 p.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Hoeck, Arthur B., 81, Davenport; 2 p.m., Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Schreiner, Bernetta I., 88, East Moline; 11 a.m., First Presbyterian, East Moline.
Summers, Rose M., 85, Rock Island; 10 a.m., St. Pius X Catholic, Rock Island.
Swim, Michael A., 63, Rock Island; 10:30 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
VanOosten, Harold D., 87, Erie; 10:30 a.m., Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Wales, Rocky Alan, 59, Davenport; 3 p.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.

















 



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