Obituaries

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James A. Gleason, 89

James A. Gleason 1931 – 2020 James A. Gleason, 89, of Ottawa, passed away at his son’s home In Ottawa, IL on November 22nd 2020, surrounded by his family. A graveside service is being planned for the spring of 2021. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa. He was born on…read more »

William J. Sulkey, 50

William J. Sulkey, 50, of Ottawa passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020. Ottawa Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.read more »

William Gretencord, 85

William Gretencord, 85. of Ottawa, passed away on Thursday night, November 19, at his home. Arrangements are pending at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa with services tentatively scheduled for Friday, Dec. 4, at St. Columba Church in Ottawa.read more »

Jean Ann Mainor, 74

Jean Ann Mainor, 74 of Streator passed away Wednesday (November 18, 2020) at the OSF Center for Health, Streator. Due to the Covid Pandemic a private family service will be held at the Winterrowd Funeral Home with a public graveside service on Monday at 11:30 AM at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.read more »

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Michael Szott, 87

Michael Szott 1933 – 2020 Michael Szott 87, of Oglesby, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, November 17, 2020 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. Due to State of Illinois guideline restrictions, a celebration of life will be planned for the spring of 2021. Until then, all are encouraged to wear a mask. Arrangements…read more »

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Marcia Little, 90

Marcia Lou Reed Little, age 90, of Ottawa, Illinois walked into the arms of her Lord and Savior on the morning of November 11, 2020 while at home surrounded by her children and grandchildren. A one hour visitation will be held at Gladfelter-Roetker funeral home starting at 10:00 am Saturday, November 21 with a funeral…read more »

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Lois Peterson, 95

Lois E. (Tuftie) Peterson 1925 – 2020 Lois E. Peterson, 95, of Ottawa, passed away on November 15, 2020 at the Ottawa Pavilion. In accordance with her wishes, no services will be held. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa. Lois was born to Theodore J. and Myrtle E. (Kirkus) Tuftie…read more »

Joan M. Jacobs, 90

Joan M. Jacobs, 90, of Aurora, formerly of Seneca, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020. Osborne-Nelson Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.read more »