Obituaries

John R. Fencel, 83

John R. Fencel 1935 – 2019 John R. Fencel, 83, of Ottawa, died on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Pleasant View. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery on a later date. Visitation will be from 9…read more »

Craig Armstrong

Craig Morley Armstrong, Jr., 57

Craig Morley Armstrong, Jr., 57, of Ottawa passed away peacefully from leukemia at OSF. St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria on June 6, 2019. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with cremation rites. Craig was born October 5, 1961 in Ottawa to Craig…read more »

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Robert E. Miller, 90

Robert E. Miller 1928 – 2019 Robert E. Miller, 90, of Ottawa, passed away on Thursday morning, June 6, 2019 at the Ottawa Pavilion. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 10, 2019 at the Mueller Funeral home in Ottawa, with Rev. Carolyn Lukasick, Pastor of Epworth United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial…read more »

Richard Dunn

Richard “Dick” Fredrick Dunn, 85

Richard “Dick” Fredrick Dunn, 85 of Seneca passed away Monday, June 3rd 2019 in his home. Visitation will be Thursday, June 6, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, from 4 to 7 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 7, at 10:00 am, with Pastor Kris Zierke officiating. Burial will follow at Woodside Cemetery…read more »

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Hershel D. Gillenwater, 78

Hershel D. Gillenwater 1940 – 2019 Hershel D. Gillenwater, 78, passed way in the evening of May 14, 2019 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, Illinois. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019 at Ottawa Avenue Cemetery, with Rev. J.P. Robbins, officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to…read more »

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Robert Edward Lee Thompson, Jr., 48

OTTAWA – Robert Edward Lee Thompson, Jr., age 48, of Ottawa, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at his residence. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 3rd at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Tommy Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the…read more »

Nathan “Kelly” Neumann, 53

Nathan “Kelly” Neumann, 53, of Ottawa passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Funeral Services will be held at 10 am, Wednesday, June 5 at Ottawa Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm, Tuesday, June 4 at Ottawa Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery.read more »

Colleen S. Hoar, 58

Colleen S. Hoar, 58, passed away on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019. Her funeral service will be 1:30 Monday, June 3, 2019at Ottawa Funeral Home. Her visitation will be 11:00 – 1:30 Monday prior to services. She will be buried at Oakwood Memorial Park. She was an avid Pokemon Go Player, video gamer, gardener, and enjoyed…read more »