Funerals, Feb. 26, 2013


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Booth, Elizabeth L., 93, Hudson, Wis., formerly Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Davenport Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Cobb, Rose, 87, Moline; 1 p.m., House of the Lord, East Moline.
Haines, Robert "Bob," 87, East Moline, formerly Normal, Ill.; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Hueser, Marjorie Mae, 87, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Liggett, Alma R., 91, Moline; 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran, East Moline.
Lively, Margaret S., 92, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Davenport.
Seefeld, Rose E., 70, Joy; 11 a.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Thackrey, Orval P., 93, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Warfield, Dorothy L., 76, Erie; 11 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Welch, Charlotte M., 94, East Moline; 11 a.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic, Silvis.
York, Irene T., 86, East Moline; 1 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.

















 



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