George “Micky” Aussem, 75

George Michael “Micky” Aussem 1944-2020 George Michael “Micky” Aussem, 75, of Ottawa, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Friday, January 24, 2020 at St. Columba Cemetery, Ottawa with the America Legion Post #33 Veterans Group Honor Guard in attendance. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mueller Funeral Home, Ottawa.…read more »

Doris Meyer, 90

Doris Meyer, 90, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Saturday, January 11,2020 at Aperion Care Marseilles. A private burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rights have been accorded to the Ottawa Funeral Home. Doris was born November 18, 1929, in Spencerville, OH, to Garner and Gladys (Zimmerman) Davis. She married Charles Meyer on…read more »

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George Warren, 80

George Warren 1939 – 2020 George Warren, 80, of Ottawa passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 20, 2019 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa, with Rev. John Nordstrom, Jr., officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Memorial Park.…read more »

Anne Carraro, 75

Anne Carraro, 75, of Seneca, IL, passed away Saturday January 11, 2020 at her home. Memorials services will be at a later date arrangement were entrusted to the Osborne-Nelson Funeral Home in Seneca The online guest book may be viewed and remembrances shared at Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory 1111 LaSalle St, Ottawa Illinois…read more »


Deborah Martin, 63

Deborah Lynn Martin, age 63, of Manville, Illinois, formerly of Ottawa, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020, with her loving family by her side. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 18th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home, Ottawa. Interment will follow in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, and…read more »

Elna Dotson

Elna Dotson, 86

Elna Matilda Sofia Dotson, 86, of Decatur, IL, passed away Sunday, January 12,2020 at Decatur Memorial Hospital. Funeral Service will be at 12:00 noon Friday, January 16 at the Ottawa Funeral Home, with Rev. Duane Kaufman officiating. Visitation will be Friday, January 16 from 10:00am until the time of service at Ottawa Funeral Home. Burial…read more »

Sam Mareno

Samuel Moreno, 83

Samuel Moreno, 83, of Ottawa, IL, passed away at LaSalle County Nursing Home. Funeral Services will be Noon on Saturday at the Ottawa Funeral Home, with Rev Bruno Byomuhai officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 7 on Friday at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery. Sam was born May 27, 1936,…read more »

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Ruth Blauser, 90

Ruth (Bird) Blauser 1929 – 2020 Ruth B. Blauser, 90, of Ottawa passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Pleasant View. Celebration of Life and inurnment will take place at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Naperville, IL on Friday, January 17 at 3 PM with visitation for one hour prior. Pastor John Gerike will officiate.…read more »