Obituaries

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Mark Nephew, 33

Mark Nephew 1986 – 2020 Mark Nephew, 33, of Ottawa died on Friday morning, March 27 at OSF St. Elizabeth medical Center in Ottawa. Services will be private. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are through the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa. Mark was born on July 6, 1986…read more »

Robert J. Brown, 71

Robert J. Brown, 71, of Princeton passed away Friday, March 27, 2020 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with cremation rites.read more »

Judy Swiggett

Judith M. Swiggett, 81

Judith M. Swiggett, 81, of Morris passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at Park Pointe in Morris. Burial will be in Oakwood Memorial Park. Ottawa Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Judy was born September 25, 1938, in Ottawa to Orville and Hazel (Norris) Decker. She married Lenard Guy Swiggett on July 28, 1957…read more »

Stan Ernat

Stanley “Butch” Ernat 73

Stanley “Butch” Ernat 73 of Norway, Il passed away on March 19, 2020 at Edwards Hospital in Naperville, Il. In lieu of visitation and funeral services the family will be hosting a celebration of life at a later date. Stanley was born October 22, 1946 at Peoples Hospital in Peru, Il to Stanley and Frances…read more »

Francis J. Sexton, 78

Francis J. Sexton, 78, of Seneca passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Morris Hospital. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Osborne-Nelson Funeral Home has been entrusted with cremation rites. Francis was born March 1, 1942, in LaSalle to Patrick and Elizabeth (Lodi) Sexton. He married Janet Pillion on October 6, 1973…read more »

Monsignor John R. Prendergast, 74

Reverend Monsignor John J. Prendergast, 74 of Peoria and formerly of Streator passed away Wednesday at his home in Peoria Graveside services will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Streator Winterrowd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangementsread more »

Ellen M. Rapp, 63

Ellen M. Rapp, 63 of Pontiac and formerly of rural Streator passed away Monday morning (March 16, 2020) at St. James Medical Center in Pontiac. A walk through visitation with limited contact with the family will be held Thursday from 5-7PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held on Friday at 11AM…read more »

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Lucille V. Mooneyham, 97

Lucille V. (Andreatta) Mooneyham, 97, of Marseilles, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Ottawa Pavilion. Private services will be held at Seals Campbell Funeral Home. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery. Lucille was born October 8, 1922 in Marseilles, to Battista and Lucia (Ambrosi) Andreatta. On October 25, 1941, she married Ennis Mooneyham, who…read more »