Deaths, Feb. 26, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Buysse, Mabel H., 92, Atkinson; Vandemore, Atkinson
Castillo Otamendi, Jose Fernando, 92, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Colbert, Ayliffe C., 80, Ft. Pierce, Fla., formerly of East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
DeBlieck, Thomas L., 63, Plant City, Fla., formerly of Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Gerard, Sheila, 78, a resident at Royal Oaks Care Center in Kewanee, formerly of Galva; Rux, Galva.
Goodworth, Betty M., 84, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Holevoet, Darlene I., 92, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Laughead, Dorothy "Jean," 87, formerly of Moline; ABTS, Peoria, Ill.
Powell, William "Bill," 53, East Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Pray, Howard, 76, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Reddig, Alice Mae, 79, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Richardson, Alice Fern, 83, of Cave City, Ark., formerly of Rock Island; Qualls, Cave City.
Rode, Richard Glen, 85, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Sandahl, Diana Rae Egbert, 66, formerly of Moline; Horizon, Ft. Myers, Fla.
Sedgwick, Harry, 71, of Hampton; Sulivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Sinksen, Wayne, 85, of Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Travis, John Thomas, 77, Pleasant Gap, Pa.; Koch, State College, Pa.
Vollrath, Robert A., 95, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Woods, Charles M. "Mike," 67, Colona; Schroder, Colona.

















 



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