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Jim Lamb, 76

James “Jim” Lamb 1944 – 2021 James Lamb, 76, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 on Tuesday, March 2, at Mueller Funeral Home, in Ottawa with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church. Burial will be…read more »

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Patsy Ward, 79

Patsy D. Ward, 79 of Belvidere passed away Sunday February 21, 2021 at the Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford, IL. Private family services will be held Friday at 2 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home with burial in Riverview Cemetery, Streator. Patsy was born on April 5, 1941 in Burnt Prairie to Carl and Clara…read more »


Richard “Ziggy” Valdez, 61

Richard “Ziggy” G. Valdez, 61, of Ottawa passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria after a long battle with diabetes. A memorial mass will be held at a later date. He will be buried at St. Columba Cemetery. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with…read more »

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Richard A. Shepard, 83

Richard A. Shepard, 83 of Streator passed away Saturday evening February 20, 2021 at Heritage Health, Streator. Following cremation, a visitation will be held Sunday from 11:30 – 1PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Services will be held at 1 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Richard was born on…read more »

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Dale Walter, 79

Dale Vernon Walter, 79 of Grand Ridge passed away Thursday February 18, 2021 at the LaSalle County Nursing Home. Visitation will be held Thursday from 11 AM until1 PM at the Grand Ridge Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM at the funeral home with social distancing being followed and mask being…read more »

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Summer Mills, 21

Summer Grace Mills, 21 of Streator passed away Tuesday February 16, 2021 at her home. Visitation will be held Monday from 10 AM until 2 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Summer was born on June…read more »

Richard J. Killeen, Jr., 82

In Remembrace: Richard J. Killeen Jr., a charming, and handsome man left this earth suddenly and unexpectedly at the very young age of 82 on Mach 4, 2018. Richard was born in Chicago, Illinois October 19, 1935. His father Richard J. Killeen was a Kansas Congressman. He attended St. Mel High School in Chicago and…read more »

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Paul R. Harmon, 75

Paul Robert Harmon passed away peacefully at Saint Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson, Nevada on February 16, 2021 at the age of 75. Public visitation will be held on Thursday, February 25 from 10 am to noon at St. Columba Church. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated following the visitation, with Rev. David…read more »