Obituaries

Roberta Hall

Roberta A. Hall, 77

Roberta A. Hall, 77, of Ottawa passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Ottawa Pavilion. Funeral Services will be held at 10 am, Thursday, June 13 at St. Patrick’s Church in Ottawa with Monsignor Halfacre officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm, with prayers at 3:45pm on Wednesday, June 12 at Ottawa Funeral…read more »

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Phyllis M. Riordan, 91

Phyllis Riordan, 91, of Ottawa, died on Saturday morning, June 8, at Pleasant View. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019 in St. Columba Church in Ottawa with the Rev. David Kipfer, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at St. Columba Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 – 10:50…read more »

Dorothy Buck

Dorothy Buck, 81

Dorothy Buck, 81, of Seneca passed away Monday, May 27, 2019 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehab Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Church in Seneca with Rev. Ghislain Inai officiating. Visitation will be 9:00 – 11:00, two hours prior to Mass, at St. Patrick’s…read more »

Sheldon Cox, 82

Sheldon Karl Cox 1936 – 2019 Sheldon Karl Cox, 82, of Ottawa passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Joliet Community Hospice. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday May 31, 2019 at Oakwood Memorial Park, where full military rites will be accorded, by the American Legion Post 33 Veteran’s…read more »

Laurie Taylor

Laurie Taylor, 63

Laurie Taylor, 63, of Ottawa, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Cremation rites have been entrusted to Ottawa Funeral Home and Crematory. Laurie was born November 4, 1955, in Belvedere, Illinois to Eugene and Susan (Edlin)VanMeter. She married William Taylor on May 17, 1985 in Ottawa, Illinois. In retrospect,…read more »

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Wayne L. Spohr, 87

Wayne Lamar Spohr 1931 – 2019 Wayne Lamar Spohr, 87, of Ottawa, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church in Ottawa, with Rev. David Daniel, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Ottawa Avenue Cemetery, with…read more »

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Earl Larsen, 95

Earl Nelford Larsen, 95, of Miller Township, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019. Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Stavanger Lutheran Church with Rev. Richard Ewing officiating. Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. prior to services Sunday at the church. Burial will be in Section Cemetery across from…read more »

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Gary Myers, 68

Gary Edward Myers 1950 – 2019 Gary Edward Myers, 68, of Ottawa passed away on Tuesday night, May 21, 2019 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa. Funeral services will be at 5 p.m. on Friday May 24, 2019 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa, with Rev. Michael Driscoll, Pastor of St. Mary’s…read more »