Obituaries

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Ralph Nikischer, 63

Ralph Nikischer 1956 – 2020 Ralph Nikischer, 63, of Marseilles, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa, with Rev. David Kipfer, Pastor of Ottawa Catholic Parishes, officiating. Visitation will be from…read more »

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Betty Brue, 89

Betty E. Brue 1930 – 2020 Betty E. Brue, 89, of Ottawa passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the Ottawa Pavilion. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church, in Ottawa, with Rev. Randy Mortenson, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Memorial…read more »

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Norman Helmer, 84

Norman Helmer, 84, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Friday, January 31, 2020 at Ottawa Pavilion.   Military Services will be at 10:30 am Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, cremation rites have been accorded to the Ottawa Funeral Home and Crematory. A celebration of Norman’s life will follow at the Westside Pub.…read more »

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Weldon Eugene “Oggie” Oetkin, 82

Weldon Eugene “Oggie” Oetken 1937 – 2020 Weldon “Oggie” Oetken, 82, of rural Marseilles, passed away on Wednesday morning, February 5, 2020 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa, with Rev. Duane Kaufman, officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood…read more »

Kenneth Edward Ricci, 93

Kenneth Edward Ricci, age 93, of Ottawa, passed away Friday, January 24, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. A Celebration of Life will be from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. Saturday, February 8th at the Utica Township Community Building. Interment will be at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery, Utica. Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home…read more »

Rita Angelico, 94

Rita Angelico, 94, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Saturday, February1, 2020 at the Ottawa Pavilion. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am Thursday at St. Patrick’s Church, with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Visitation will be 9:00-9:45 am prior to the service at Ottawa Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oakwood Memorial Park, cremation…read more »

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Sharon M. Marco, 75

Sharon M. Marco, 75, of Serena passed away peacefully at home surrounded by the love and prayers of her family on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am, Friday, February 7 at St. Joseph Church in Wedron, with Rev. John Waugh officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to…read more »

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Evelyn Brue Roeder, 101

Evelyn Brue Roeder, age 101, has died of a long standing heart condition at Ottawa Pavilion. Funeral Services will be Thursday, February 6th at 11 a.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church with Pastor Randy Mortenson officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral…read more »