Obituaries

Virginia G. Knutson, 91

Virginia G. Knutson passed away peacefully at Heritage Manor in Walnut, IL at the age of 91 on October 29, 2018. Virginia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She will be remembered for her spunky personality, outspoken nature and loving heart. She always brought joy and laughter with her, up until her…read more »

Jim Funfsinn, 55

James G. Funfsinn 1963 – 2018 Jim Funfsinn, 55, of Oglesby died Saturday, October 27, at IVCH in Peru. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, in the Prey-Mueller Funeral Home in Oglesby with the Very Rev. Gary Blake, pastor of Holy Family Church, officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn…read more »

Ann Applebee, 75

Ann Applebee, 75, of Seneca passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at Morris Hospital. Memorial Services will be held at 11 am, Thursday, August 24 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church with Rev. Kris Zierke officiating. Visitation will be from 9 – 11 am, prior to services, at the church. Osborne-Nelson Funeral Home is entrusted with…read more »

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Everette J. Caldwell, 89

Everette J. Caldwell 1928 – 2017 Everette J. Caldwell, 89, of Utica, died on Friday morning, August 18, 2017 at Ottawa Pavilion. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home…read more »

Thomas Donahue

Thomas J. Donahue, 85

Thomas J. Donahue, 85, of Ottawa passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am, Wednesday, August 23 at St. Patrick’s Church with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Visitation will be from 4 – 7 pm, Tuesday, August 22 at Ottawa Funeral Home, with prayers at…read more »

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Charles O. “Charlie” Calligaris

Charles O. “Charlie” Calligaris, 99, of Marseilles, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a. m. Friday, August 18, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with Rev. Anthony Ego and Deacon Ron Wackerlin officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p. m.…read more »

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Wanda L. Kember, 77

WANDA L. KEMBER June 29, 1940 – August 12, 2017 Wanda L. Kember, 77, of Serena passed Saturday, August 12, 2017 at OSF. St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria with her family by her side. Wanda was born June 29, 1940 in Ottawa to Roland & Ruth (Dickinson) Bailey. She married Jerry Kember June 14,…read more »

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Willard Stelling, 94

Willard Stelling 1922 – 2017 Willard Stelling, 94, of Ottawa, died on Sunday afternoon, August 13, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 18, in the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Ottawa with Rev. Dave Yim, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Ottawa…read more »