Obituaries

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Jerry O’Shea, 85

Jerry O’Shea 1935 – 2020 Jerry O’Shea, 85, of Ottawa, passed away on Friday, November 27, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at St. Columba Church, with Rev. Bruno Byomuhangi, officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to…read more »

Wayne E. Perry, 87

Wayne E. Perry, 87 of Streator passed away Saturday (November 28, 2020) at his home. Private family services will be held at the Winterrowd Funeral Home with a public graveside service held Wednesday at 12noon at the Phillips Cemetery with social distancing being followed and masks being wornread more »

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Barbara Goetsch, 87

Barbara A. (Raymond) Goetsch 1933 – 2020 Barbara Goetsch, 87, of Ottawa passed away Friday, Nov. 20, at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at St. Patrick Church in Ottawa with the Rev. Gary Caster, Parochial Vicar, officiating. Burial will follow…read more »

William “BJ” Elias, 52

William “BJ” J Elias, 52, of Streator passed away Thursday, November 19, at OSF St. Josephs Medical Center, Bloomington Following cremation, a private family service will be held at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Public graveside service will be held Wednesday, November 25 at 3PM at Riverview Cemetery.read more »

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Dennis Batistini, 77

Dennis David Batistini 1942 – 2020 Dennis David Batistini, 77, of Ottawa, passed away on November 20, 2020 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa. Private Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday November 23, at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa with Rev. Duane Kaufman, officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Memorial Park.…read more »

Helen Repka

Helen Repka, 80

HHelen Marie (Graham) Repka, 80, of Marseilles passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at her home. Private family services will be held at St. Columba Church. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery. Helen was born June 28, 1940 to William J. and Jennie B. (Rickelm) Graham. She was born and raised on…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 »