Obituaries

Rita McIntyre

Rita M. McIntyre, 99

Rita Marie McIntyre, 99 and 1/2 + 1 day, of Ottawa, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 at her home. Memorial Mass will be at 11:00 Friday, December 14, 2018 at St. Columba Church with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. She will be buried at a later date at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip. Rita was…read more »

Tom McGinnis

Thomas M. McGinnis, Sr., 74

Thomas M. McGinnis, Sr., 74, of Ottawa passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 pm, Wednesday, December 12 at St. Columba Church, with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30 to 1:30 Wednesday, prior to the services, at Ottawa Funeral Home. Tom was…read more »

Penny Terry

Penny Jo Terry, 59

Penny Jo Terry, 59, of Naplate passed away Wednesday, December 5,2018. A Celebration of Life will be from 1 to 4 pm, Sunday, December 9 at the Moose Lodge in Ottawa. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with cremation rites. Penny was born May 30, 1959 in Ottawa, IL, to Carson F. Robinson…read more »

May Shawlinsky, 98

May Shawlinsky, 98, of Ottawa passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 at Aperion Care in Wilmington. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with cremation rites.read more »

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Courtney Renee Rayfield, 40

OTTAWA – Courtney Renee Rayfield, age 40, of Ottawa, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home is assisting the family. Courtney was born June 10, 1978 in Ottawa, a daughter of Harry and Alicia Michelle (Kennedy) Rayfield. She is survived by her children, Milika,…read more »

Cindy Thomas

Cindy L. Thomas, 56

Cindy L. Thomas, 56, of Ottawa passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. A Celebration of Life will be held from 10 am until noon, Saturday, December 8 at the Knights of Columbus. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with cremation rites. Cindy was born March…read more »

Rosmary Ahearn

Rosmary S. Ahearn, 96

Rosmary S. Ahearn, 96, of Ottawa passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 at Ottawa Pavilion surrounded by her loving family. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am, Monday, December 10 at St. Columba Church with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 3…read more »

Richard Alvarado

Richard J. Alvarado, 66

Richard J. Alvarado passed away Thursday, November 15th, 2018 in Honolulu Hawaii at Queens Medical Center after fighting health complications. Celebration of Life and potluck will be held at 3 pm, Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Naplate Village Hall, 2000 Ottawa Avenue, Ottawa, IL 61350. Ottawa Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. He…read more »