Mary Frieders

Mary K. Bell-Frieders, 85

Mary K. Bell-Frieders, 85, of Ottawa passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at LaSalle County Nursing Home. Funeral Services will be held at 11 am, Tuesday, August 21 at the Marseilles United Methodist Church with Pastor Kihwan Choi officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm, Monday, August 20 at Ottawa Funeral Home and…read more »


Steven E. Johnson, Sr., 61

Steven E. Johnson, Sr. 1957-2018 Steven E. Johnson, 61, of Ottawa, died on Wednesday morning, August 15, 2018 at the Morris Hospital. A memorial service will be held at12 noon on Saturday August 18, 2018 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa, with Rev. David Kipfer, Pastor of Ottawa Catholic Parishes, officiating. Visitation will be…read more »

John Loeffler

John G. Loeffler, 71

John G. Loeffler, 71, of Peru, formerly of Ottawa passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Funeral services will be held at 10 am, Friday, August 17 at Ottawa Funeral Home with Rev. Jacob Rose officiating, with military honors following. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm,…read more »

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Norman Lee Hausken, 66

Norman “Lee” Hausken 1951-2018 Norman “Lee” Hausken, 66, formerly of Seneca, died on Monday afternoon, August 13, 2018 at Aperion Care in Marseilles. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 17, 2018 at Stavanger Lutheran Church with Rev. Philip Peterson, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Stavanger Cemetery. Visitation will be from…read more »

Margaret Fellows

Margaret A. Fellows, 83

Margaret A. Fellows, 83, of Ottawa passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018 at LaSalle County Nursing Home. Cremation rites have been entrusted to Ottawa Funeral Home and Crematory. Per Margaret’s request no services will be held. Margaret was born July 2, 1935 in Galva, Illinois to Leonard and Evelyn (Fornander) Hepner. She married Wallace ‘Dick’…read more »

Donald Schodrof

Donald H. Schodrof III, 47

Donald H. Schodrof III, 47, of LaSalle passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Aperion Care Spring Valley after a courageous battle against cancer. Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 pm Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Ottawa Funeral Home with Rev. Duane Kaufman officiating. Visitation will be 3:00 to 6:00 Wednesday, August 15, 2018,…read more »

Francis Aubry

Francis J. Aubry, 99

Francis J. Aubry, 99, of Ottawa passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018 at LaSalle County Nursing Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am, Wednesday, August 8 at St. Francis Church with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Visitation will be 9 to 10 am, prior to services, at Ottawa Funeral Home. Burial will…read more »


Jordan Harris, 29

Jordan M. Harris 1988 – 2018 Jordan Harris, 29, of Ottawa died on Thursday, August 2. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8 at St. Patrick’s Church in Ottawa with Monsignor Philip Halfacre, officiating. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the services. Arrangements are through…read more »