Ottawa Obituaries

Ottawa Obituaries

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  • Sunday | via The Times 

    Death Notices 12-10-18

    Thomas M. McGinnis, Sr., 74, of Ottawa died Thursday, Dec. 6, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 pm, Wednesday, Dec. 12, at St. Columba Church.


  • Friday Nov 30 | via The Times 

    He was Lincoln'

    Carl and Darlene Bedei stroll through Washington Square in Ottawa earlier this year for the anniversary of the Lincoln-Douglas debate. Carl often dressed as Lincoln after friends and family noted an uncanny resemblance to the 16th President.


  • Thursday Nov 29 | via The Times 

    Dennis J. Aubry

    Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at St. Patrick's Church with the Rev. David Kipfer officiating.


  • Tuesday Nov 27 | via The Times 

    Ottawa sophomore writes song to remember her dad

    Tatum Simpko, an Ottawa sophomore, wrote a song in memory of the last time she spent with her father, who died a little more than one year ago. The Ottawa High School sophomore was sitting in a chair next to his hospital bed playing songs on her ukulele.


  • Tuesday Nov 27 | via The Times 

    Jamie D. Fast

    Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with the Rev. Sherry Stevenson officiating.


  • Sunday Nov 25 | via The Times 

    Marseilles man dies after being struck by car on Mai...

    A Marseilles man died Friday at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood after he was struck by a car in the 200 block of North Main Street in Seneca Thursday morning. At about 6:05 a.m., Seneca police responded to a report of a crash involving a pedestrian.


  • Friday Nov 23 | via The Times 

    Donald A. - Potsie' Smith

    Funeral services for Potsie will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at Elias Funeral Home. The Rev.


  • Monday Nov 19 | via The Times 

    Death Notices 11-20-18

    Richard J. Alvarado, 66, of Honolulu, Hawaii, formerly of Ottawa, died Thursday, Nov. 15, at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu. Arrangements are pending at Ottawa Funeral Home.


  • Thursday Nov 15 | via The Times 

    Death Notices 11-17-18

    Grace A. Riebe, 88, of Ottawa, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehab Center in Morris. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at Crossbridge Community Church.


  • Nov 9, 2018 | via The Times 

    Brenda A. Boehner

    Brenda A. Boehner, 57, of Edinburg, Ill., passed away at 3:12 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born in Ottawa on Dec. 8, 1960, the daughter of James and Elaine Swaback.


  • Oct 30, 2018 | via The Times 

    Meat raffle to benefit young ag entrepreneurs, honor...

    A photo of the late Wayne Wackerlin is held by his mother, Beth Wackerlin , and sister, Carolann Wackerlin. The Wayne Wackerlin Memorial Fund will hold a meat raffle at the Ottawa Knights of Columbus hall with doors opening at noon Saturday, Nov. 17, to help young people aspiring to a career in agriculture.


  • Oct 28, 2018 | via The Times 

    Death Notices 10-29-18

    Dorothy B. Enno, 90, formerly of Streator and Rochelle, died Saturday at the Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center in Franklin Grove. Funeral arrangements are pending at Solon-Telford Funeral Home in Streator.


  • Oct 18, 2018 | via The Times 

    Death Notices 10-20-18

    Homer W. Bishop Jr., 73, of Streator, died Thursday, Oct. 18, at OSF St. Elizabeth Hospital in Ottawa. Cremation rites will be accorded and memorial services will be at a later date.


  • Oct 15, 2018 | via The Times 

    Julie A. Darm

    Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Marseilles United Methodist Church with the Rev. Vernell Daniels officiating.


  • Oct 14, 2018 | via The Times 

    Michael D. Wheeler

    Mike was cremated per his wishes. His family requests friends gather for a Celebration of Life from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Marseilles American Legion to share with family and reminisce about Mike.