Obituaries

John Joseph Spaugh Jr., 66

John Joseph Spaugh Jr. 1953 – 2019 John Joseph Spaugh Jr., 66, of Manchester, TN, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at his daughter’s home in Ottawa. Arrangements are through the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.read more »

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Norman Lair, 82

Norman Paul Lair, 82, of Marseilles, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Memorial visitation from 12:15 to 1 p.m. Sunday, October 20 at Parkview Baptist Church. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the church with Reverend John Patterson officiating. Military honors by the Marseilles Honor Guard…read more »

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Donald “Doc” Dickerson, 92

Donald “Doc” Nickerson, D.V.M. 1925 – 2017 Don “Doc” Nickerson, 92, of Ottawa, died Tuesday morning, August 1, 2017, at Pleasant View in Ottawa. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Monday, August 7, in the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa, with the Rev. Duane Kaufman, officiating. Interment will be in the Shrine of…read more »

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Charlene M. Wilkins, 71

Charlene M. Wilkins, 71, of Ottawa passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Heritage Manor of Peru. Cremation rites have been accorded through Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory. Charlene was born February 27, 1946 in Cresco, Iowa, the twin daughter of Charles and Ferneva (Weinkauf) Nast. She married Wayne Wilkins on November 2, 1968 in…read more »

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Nancy L. Ogle, 83

Nancy Lynn (Schomas) Ogle, 83, of Ottawa, Illinois passed away Friday, July 29, 2017, at Ottawa Pavilion. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, August 5, at St. Francis Church with Rev. Jeff Windy officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, August 5, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at Ottawa Funeral Home. Burial will be in…read more »

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Laurie Ellen Oley, 56

Laurie Ellen Oley 1960 – 2017 Laurie Ellen Oley, 56, of Ottawa passed away at her home on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, July 31, at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa. Laurie was born on October 17, 1960, in Pottsville,…read more »

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Jeffrey Scott Nicholson, 54

Jeffrey Scott Nicholson 1962 – 2017 Jeffrey Nicholson, 54, of Ottawa, passed away on July 21, 2017 peacefully in Seattle, Washington, in the loving company of his family after a short battle with cancer. A private memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church in Ottawa, with Rev. David Daniel officiating. Arrangements have been…read more »

Dorothy McDonald, 89

Dorothy McDonald 1927 – 2017 Dorothy McDonald, 89, of Ottawa, died on Monday night, July 24, 2017 at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Minneapolis, Minn. A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at St. Columba Church in Ottawa, with Rev. David Kipfer, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood…read more »