Obituaries

Barbara Kerwin

Barbara Kerwin

Barbara Ann Kerwin of Apache Juncton, AZ, formally of Ottawa, IL passed peacefully in her sleep after a long illness on Saturday March 29, 2020 at the home of her daughter, Cathy (Collins) Moats. Private family services will be held. Ottawa Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Barbara was born on September 9, 1939…read more »

William Kanellis

William “Bill” Kanellis, 89

OTTAWA – William L. “Bill” Kanellis, age 89, of Ottawa, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020, with his loving family at his side. Private family viewing and services will be held with Rev. Fr.Chris Avramopoulos officiating. Interment will be in Ottawa Avenue Cemetery. A public visitation and service will be held at a later date…read more »

Bill Bruck

William “Bill” Bruck, 83

William B. “Bill” Bruck, 83, of Ottawa passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Ottawa Pavilion. Funeral Services will be held at 10 am, Friday, June 23 at Ottawa Funeral Home with Rev. Duane Kaufman officiating. Visitation will be 4 – 7 pm Thursday, June 22 at the funeral home. Burial will be in St.…read more »

Marie Helgeson

Marie Helgeson, 86

Marie Helgeson, 86, of Ottawa passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 at Pleasant View. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 am Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at St. Francis of Assisi Church with Rev. Jeff J. Windy officiating. Her visitation will be 9:00 – 10:30, prior to services, Wednesday at Ottawa Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be in Oakwood…read more »

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Fannie Lou Newman, 86

Fannie Lou Newman, 86, of Seneca passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Morris Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 Thursday, June 22, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Church in Seneca with Rev. Ray Guthrie officiating. Visitation will be 4:00 -7:00 Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Church in Seneca. She will…read more »

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Patricia Gerding, 84

Patricia (Schwarzbach) Gerding 1933 – 2017 Patricia Gerding, 84, of Ottawa, died on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Manor Court Nursing Home, in Princeton. At her request there will be no services. Cremation will take place at the Mueller Funeral Home and Crematory. Patricia was born on January 25, 1933, in Ottawa to Lawrence and…read more »

Mabel Anderson, 82

Mabel Anderson, 82, of Ottawa, Illinois died peacefully during the night in her home on June 13, 2017. Cremation rites have been entrusted to Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will be held at a later date.   Born Mabel Lucille Heggie in Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee on July 11, 1934, she was the eldest daughter…read more »

Alan Waterworth

Alan Waterwoth, 57

Alan Waterworth, 57, of Ottawa passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Visitation will be from 3:00pm – 6:00pm,Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Ottawa Funeral Home and Crematory. A memorial service will be held immediately following visitation at 6pm on Wednesday at Ottawa Funeral Home and Crematory. Alan was born October 25, 1959 in Ottawa, Illinois…read more »