James Aitken, 88, of Rock Island, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island.

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Rita Soseman Carroll, 87, of Aledo, Illinois, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Friendship Manor in Rock Island. Arrangements are pending at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo.

John J. Benedict, 78, of Moline, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. Arrangments are pending at Rafferty Funeral Home in Moline.

Kathryn Sturtewagen, 73, of Manchester, Missouri, formerly of Annawan, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, June 21, at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur, Missouri, surrounded by her family. Arrangements are pending with Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory in Geneseo, Illinois.

Patricia Ann Adamski, 79, of East Moline, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Clarissa C. Cook, Hospice House, Bettendorf. Arrangements are pending at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline.

Frances L. Andre, 98, of Davenport, passed aay on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Genesis Medical Center - East Campus, Davenport. Arrangements are pending at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary and Cremation Service in Davenport.

A. "Vic" Bizarri, 72, of Galesburg, Ill., passed away Friday, June 2, 2017, at Bounce Back Rehabilitation at Seminary Manor. Funeral Arrangements will be held at Hinchliff- Pearson - West Galesburg Chapel, Galesburg.

Harold Bennett, 77, of Milan, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Milan.

Melvin K. Arp, 68, of Eldridge, passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. Arrangements are pending at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home, Bettendorf.

Shirley J. Anderson, 94, of Prophetstown, passed away Monday, May 29, 2017, at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown. Arrangements are pending with Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home.

Bonnie B. Kipp, 86, of East Moline, IL, passed away Monday, May 29, 2017 at Rosewood Care Center, Moline. Arrangements are pending at Esterdahl Mortuary and Crematory, Moline.

Theresa M. Bauwens, 89, of Rock Island, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are at Rafferty Funeral Home, Moline.

Dorothy Nadine Brown, 77, of Hudson, Fla., formerly of Wilton, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at St. John's Hospital, Springfield. Arrangements are in care of Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla.

James C. "Jim" Brown, 68, of Bettendorf, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus in Davenport. Arrangements are pending with McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.

Renee K. Nelson, 80, of Davenport, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Genesis Medical Center, West Central Park, Davenport. Arrangements are pending at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, downtown Davenport.

Dennis L. "Denny" Stange, 77, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away Friday evening, May 19, 2017, at his home in Maquoketa. Arrangements are in care of the Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa.

Betty D. Schimanski, 89, of Hanover, Ill., passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home. Arrangements are in care of Law-Jones Funeral Home.