Funerals, April 2, 2013


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Posted Online: April 01, 2013, 7:54 pm
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Bessee, Margaret "Peggy," 67, Moline; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart, Moline.
Bettin, Dale L., 82, Davenport; 11:30 a.m.,Runge, Davenport.
Bizarri, Natalie Jean, 87, Coal Valley; 10 a.m., First Presbyterian, Coal Valley.
Blanche, Robert J. "Bob," 88, Eldridge; 10:30 a.m., St. Ann's Catholic, Long Grove.
DeSmet, David R. "Dave," 65, Milan; 10:30 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Hanegmon, Elizabeth, 92, Rock Island; 11 a.m., St. Pius X Catholic, Rock Island.
Hays, Clinton C., 95, Viola; 10 a.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Jump, Lee Albert, 43, East Moline; 6:30 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Laleman, Brent Thomas, 46, Cape Coral, Fla., formerly Orion; 10:30 a.m., Our Lady of Peace Catholic, Orion.
Lerminez, Frances E. "Liz," 91, Moline; 1 p.m., Sacred Heart, Moline.
Neese, Howard Carl I, 90, Erie; 11 a.m., First Baptist, Erie.
Newman, Mark G., 65, Tampico; 1 p.m., Garland, Tampico.
Newnam, Marilyn J., 80, Geneseo; 11 a.m., First Lutheran, Geneseo.
Paper, Elmer F., 83, Stockton, Iowa; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Petersen, Jerris G. "Jerry," 80, Donahue; 10:30 a.m., Chambers, Eldridge.
Polaschek, Mark A., 49, Davenport; 9 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Davenport.
Ryan, Rita, 86, Geneseo; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Toohey, Caroline E., 60, Davenport; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Victory, Davenport.
Wiquist, Margaret Clifford, 82, Lathrup Village, Mich., formerly Cambridge; 11 a.m., Augustana Lutheran, Andover.

















 



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