Obituaries

Helen Rita Norton

Helen Norton, 95

Helen Rita Norton, 95, of Naperville, formerly of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020 at her home at Spring Meadows Assisted Living. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 am Saturday, February 15 at St. Columba Catholic Church with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 am until 11:00 am prior…read more »

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Helen L. Underwood, 80

Helen L. Underwood, age 80, of Ottawa, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020. Helen was born February 1, 1940 in McClure, Illinois, a daughter of August John Henry and Marie (Rogers) Held. She married Robert Underwood May 29, 1959 in Elgin, Illinois. Surviving is her husband, Robert; children, Steve (Tammy) Underwood of Sandwich, Gary Underwood…read more »

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Daryl D. VeZain, 61

Daryl D. VeZain, age 61, of Ottawa, passed away Thursday January 30, 2020 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 4th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Reverend Duane Kaufman officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services.…read more »

Shirley Romano

Shirley Romano, 83

Shirley Romano, 83, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Monday, February 3, 2020 at Ottawa Funeral Home, with Rev. Sherry Stevenson officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 am before the service. Burial will be in Oakwood Memorial Park. Shirley…read more »

Cindy Harden

Cindy Harden, 60

Cindy Harden, 60, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Monday, January 27,2019 at her home. Funeral Service will be at 12:00 pm Saturday, February 1 at Ottawa Funeral Home, with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm prior to the service at the funeral home. Cremation rights will follow.…read more »

Marilyn Martin

Marilyn Martin, 59

Marilyn Martin, 59, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Sunday, January 26,2020 at her home. Funeral ceremony will be at 11:00 am, Friday, January 31 at Parkview Baptist Church in Marseilles. Marilyn was born May 12, 1960, in Ottawa, IL, to William Martin and Ruth Keen. She worked as a Homemaker. She is survived by her…read more »

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Frank Donald Knox, Jr., 78

Frank Donald “Don” Knox, Jr. 1941 – 2020 Frank Donald Knox, Jr. 78, of Ottawa passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa. A celebration of life will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa. Military…read more »

Mae Johnson

Norma “Mae” Johnson, 79

Norma “Mae” Johnson, 79, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020 at her home. Funeral Service will be at 1:00 pm Thursday, January 30th at Ottawa Funeral Home, with Lloyd Johnson officiating. Visitation will be11:00-1:00 prior to the service on Thursday at Ottawa Funeral Home. Private burial will be in Norway Cemetery. Mae…read more »