Death list for Wednesday, March 6, 2013


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Posted Online: March 05, 2013, 7:39 pm
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Achenbach, Bailey Joy, 18 days old, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Baugh, David M., 74, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Carss, Richard, 85, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Cover, Barbara E., 83, East Moline; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Dahl, Clara Ann, 88, Hollywood, Fla., formerly Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Gehrmann, Carl H., 82, of Bettendorf, formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Granados, Frank L., 72, Rock Island; Trimble, Moline.
Hughes, Thomas J., 87, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Janacua, Esther M., 77, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Kallenbach, Harry L., 79, Rio; Esterdahl, Moline.
Lorenzen, Ben L., 85, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Nielsen, James A., 57, rural Woodhull; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Rottman, Carrol Allen "Pee Wee," 64, Moline; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Speth, Ernest Jr., 82, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Teague, Saundra, 68, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Townsend, Daryl D., 77, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Unwin, Richard V. "Dick," 95, LeClaire; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Vinar, Daniel S., 54, Rock Island; Hodgson, Rock Island.

















 



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