Obituaries

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James Klein, 35

James Eugene Klein 1985 – 2021 James Eugene Klein, 35, of Ottawa, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. A memorial service is being planned for a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa. James was born on September 3, 1985 in Elmhurst to Rita Klein. He was engaged…read more »

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Sandy Jordan, 74

Sandra “Sandy” Jordan 1947 – 2021 Sandra “Sandy” Jordan, 74, of Grand Ridge, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at the Morris Hospital with family by her side. Sandra was born on November 8, 1946 in Ottawa, Illinois to Robert “Bob” and Barbara “Norma” (Cross) Midnight. She was a graduate of Ottawa High…read more »

Sandra Jordan, 74

Sandra Jordan 1947 – 2021 Sandra Jordan, 74, of Grand Ridge, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at the Morris Hospital. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.read more »

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Katherine Billings, 77

Katherine Billings 1943 – 2021 Katherine “Kay” (Farrell) Billings, 77, of Ottawa, passed away on Wednesday morning, January 13, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at St. Columba Church, with Rev. Gary Caster, officiating. Entombment will follow at…read more »

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Letha Fairburn, 91

Letha Ann Fairburn, 91 of Streator passed away Monday (January 11, 2021) at Heritage Health, El Paso. Private family services will be held at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery. Letha was born on December 16, 1929 in Streator to Arthur and Susan (Yuhas) Mayfield.  She married John B. Fairburn…read more »

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Alfred Allen, 87

Alfred Arliss Allen, age 87, of North Aurora, Illinois, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at Aurora, Illinois. Private memorial services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, January 16th, 2021 at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Pastor David Ufkes officiating. Inurnment will follow in Oakwood Memorial Park with military rites by the Ottawa American Legion Honor…read more »

Marilyn Warren

Marilyn Warren, 85

Marilyn Warren, 85, of Ottawa passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Ottawa Pavilion. Due to Covid guidelines, private services will be held Saturday morning, at St. Patrick’s Church, with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. She will be buried at Oakwood Memorial Park. Ottawa Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Marilyn was born July 10,…read more »

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Edward F. Missel, 72

Edward E. Missel Jr., 72 of Streator passed away Wednesday (January 6, 2021) at Heritage Health, Streator Graveside services will be held Saturday (Jan. 16th) at 11 AM Riverview Cemetery with military honors conducted by members of the Streator American Legion and VFW. The Winterrowd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Honorary pallbearers will…read more »