William Curtin, 91

William Curtin, 91, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Pleasant View in Ottawa.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 am, Friday, December 6 at St. Patrick’s Church, with Rev. Gary Caster officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 am, prior to services, at Ottawa Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery with military services.

Bill was born April 18, 1928, in Ottawa to William P. Curtin and Barbara G. Welter. He attended Ottawa High School, where he played basketball and baseball. Bill was a member of the United States Army, serving from 1950 to 1952 as Private First Class. He worked at Bakelite and then retired from Libby Owens Ford. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church & The Glass Worker’s Local #19. Bill was an avid Chicago sports fan and loved to go for long walks.

He is survived by Michael (Diane) Curtin, Lori (Mick) Carey, and many other cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Barbara Furlong and Elaine Curtin.

Pallbearers will be Marquette Academy students.

Memorials may be directed to St. Patrick’s Church.

The online guest book may be viewed and remembrances shared at www.ottawafuneralhome.com

Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory
1111 LaSalle St, Ottawa Illinois 61350
815-433-0300
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