Obituaries

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MaryLou Stevens, 82

OTTAWA – MaryLou Kathleen Stevens, age 82, of Ottawa, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Pleasant View. MaryLou was born March 1, 1936 in Ottawa, a daughter of Arthur and Mae (Johnson) Bruck. She married William Stevens October 17, 1953 in Nashville, Illinois. He preceded in death November 5, 2009. Surviving are her children,…read more »

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Lanis Simpson, Sr., 83

OTTAWA – Lanis Simpson, Sr., age 83, of Ottawa, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Pleasant View. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 12th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Major Connie Shaw officiating. Interment will follow in Ottawa Avenue Cemetery. Visitation will be from Noon to 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the…read more »

Theresa Grau, 84

Theresa Marie (Romano) Grau, 84, formerly of Ottawa, passed away Thursday September 28, 2017 in Stockton,CA. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 pm, Tuesday, October 10 at St. John’s Cemetery, 17871 Carrolton Rd, Escalon, CA.read more »

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Flora Belle Hertzner, 98

OTTAWA – Flora Belle Hertzner, age 98, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 at her residence with her loving family by her side. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 4th at St. Columba Church with Reverend David Kipfer officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will…read more »

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Dolores Nedrow, 87

Dolores Nedrow (Small), age 87, passed away on September 29th, 2017 at her home in Marseilles, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and son. Dolores was born on September 8th, 1930 to Cyril and Marie Small in Ottawa, Illinois. Dolores graduated from Grant Hospital Nursing School in Chicago in 1951. In…read more »

Diane McMahon, 76

Diane (Dougherty) McMahon 1941 – 2017 Diane McMahon, 76, of Ottawa, died on Friday, September 29, at the LaSalle County Nursing Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, at St. Columba Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Arrangements are through the Mueller Funeral Home.read more »

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Lola Sellers, 82

Lola Sellers, 83, of Ottawa passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Park Pointe Nursing Home in Morris. Funeral Ceremony will be held at 7 pm, Tuesday, October 3 at Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Kim Wood officiating. Visitation will be from 4 – 7 pm, prior to the services, at the funeral…read more »

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Edmund “Dave” Wasilewski, 77

Edmund “Dave” Wasilewski 1939 – 2017 Dave Wasilewski, 77, of Ottawa, died Wednesday morning, September 27, at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, October 2, in St. Columba Church with the Rev. Jeff Windy, officiating. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery. Visitation…read more »