Lorraine Roalson, 95

Lorraine (Lohse) Roalson 1924 – 2019 Lorraine Roalson, 95, of Ottawa, formerly of Swea City, Iowa, died Monday morning, May 6, at the Ottawa Pavilion. Memorial services at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Swea City will be at a later date. Burial will be at Harrison Twp. Cemetery in Swea City, Iowa. Arrangements are through the…read more »

Naomi Kuk

Naomi Kuk, 91

Naomi Arlene (Bounds) Kuk, 91, of Ottawa passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Ottawa Pavilion. Funeral Services will be at 1 pm, Friday, May 10 at Ottawa Funeral Home, with Rev. Duane Kaufman officiating. Visitation will be from 11 to 1 pm, prior to services, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oakwood…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 »

willard stelling

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 »

Mary Jeanne Armstrong

Mary Jeanne Armstrong, 87

Mary Jeanne Armstrong 1930 – 2017 Mary Jeanne Armstrong, 87, of Denver, Colorado, and Ottawa, Illinois died on Friday, August 4, in Denver. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday August 12, 2017 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa, with Rev. John Walker, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will follow…read more »