Kay Seanard, 83

Kay “Gramma K” Seanard 83, of Utica died on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 8:44 PM in OSF St. Elizabeth Hospital in Ottawa. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, November 26th at 10:00 AM in St. Mary’s Church in Utica with Rev. Michael Driscoll officiating and also Rev. Michael Calhoun O.S.B. Officiating. Burial in…read more »

Richard J. Alvarado, 66

Richard J. Alvarado passed away Thursday, November 15th, 2018 in Honolulu Hawaii at Queens Medical Center. Celebration of Life and potluck will be held at 3 pm, Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Naplate Village Hall. Ottawa Funeral Home has been entrusted with 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 »


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 »

Shannon Neurohr

Shannon L. Neurohr, 50

Shannon L. Neurohr, 50, of Ottawa passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Memorial Services will be held at 6 pm, Thursday, August17 at Ottawa Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Driscoll officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 pm, prior to services, Thursday at the funeral home.…read more »

Beck, Mary Ellen Orig

Mary Ellen Beck, 72

SENECA – Mary Ellen (Lewis) Beck, 72, of Stavanger, passed away Saturday morning, August 12th at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, surrounded by her family. She was an amazing lady who was loved by many. Her great personality as “Queenie” of the North Prairie set her apart from others. She was a very talented…read more »