Obituaries

Donald Jugenitz

Donald Jugenitz 1935-2018 Donald Jugenitz, of Ottawa, died on Monday June 18, 2018. Private services were held on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Arrangements were entrusted to the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.read more »

Donald John Nelson

Donald John Nelson, 23

WALLACE TOWNSHIP – Donald John Nelson, age 23, of Wallace Township, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 with his loving family by his side. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. till service time beginning at noon on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Gladfelter Funeral Home with Pastor William Chormann officiating. Private burial will be…read more »

Stephen Lee McDermott, 65

Stephen Lee McDermott, 65, of Carol Stream, Illinois, died unexpectedly on June 11, 2018 at Central DuPage Hospital with his wife by his side holding his hand. Steve suffered an aortic fistula due to thyroid cancer. Steve was born in Ottawa, Illinois on May 26, 1953. He graduated from Ottawa High School and continued on…read more »

Phyliss Olle

Phyliss S. Olle, 73

Phyliss S. Olle, 73, of Ottawa, died on Wednesday, June 6, at the Ottawa Pavilion. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church in Ottawa, on Monday, June 25, at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. Corey Krengiel officiating. Afterwards, there will be a Celebration of Life from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at…read more »

Robert Hall

Robert “Beer Can” Hall, 70

Robert “Beer Can” Hall, 70, of Earlville passed away at 10:30 pm Thursday, June 14, 2018 peacefully at his home after a battle of cancer. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Ottawa Funeral Home and Crematory has assisted the family with Robert’s obituary. He drove a semi over the road…read more »

Rosela Contreras

Rosela Contreras, 66

Rosela Contreras, 66, of Ottawa died unexpectedly on June 10, 2018. Funeral Services for Rosela will be 6:00 Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Ottawa Funeral Home with Deacon Danny McShane officiating. Her visitation will be 3:00 – 6:00 Tuesday, three hours prior to services, at Ottawa Funeral Home. Following her services cremation rites will be…read more »

Don Donnelly

Donald Donnelly, 90

Donald Donnelly, 90, of Ottawa passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Pleasant View. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at St. Francis of Assisi with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Visitation will be 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Monday, June 18, 2018 at Ottawa Funeral Home. Burial…read more »

laura Dziedzic

Laura L. Dziedzic, 74

Laura L. Dziedzic, 74, of Ottawa passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be held 4:00 to 7:00 pm, Saturday, June 16, at the Turnberry Court Clubhouse, 2811 Champlain Street, Ottawa, IL, 61350. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with cremation rites. Laura…read more »