Obituaries

Lounetta Ceja

Lounetta Ceja, 80

Lounetta Ceja, 80, of Ottawa passed away Monday, March 1, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Private family services will be held. She will be buried at Oakwood Memorial Park. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements. Lounetta was born March 18, 1940 in Campbellsville, Kentucky to Kyle Abell…read more »

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Gary Thurwanger, 61

Gary A. Thurwanger 1959 – 2021 Gary Thurwanger, 61, of Oglesby, passed away Sunday February 28, 2021 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa. Gary was born on December 9, 1959 to LeRoy and Mary…read more »

Paul Harmon

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 »

Dennis Lenac

Dennis M. Lenac, 58

Dennis M. Lenac, 58, of Dayton passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with cremation rites. Dennis was born March 12, 1962, in Ottawa, to Lawrence and Margaret (Nugent) Lenac. He…read more »

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Patricia A. Hays, 76

Patricia Ann Hays, 76 of Streator passed away Monday evening February 15, 2021 at Parker Nursing and Rehabilitation Care Center. Visitation will be held Friday from 11 – 1 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.…read more »

Brenda Ferroni

Brenda Jean Ferroni, 41

Brenda Jean Ferroni, 41, of LaSalle passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 at her home. Ottawa Funeral Home has been entrusted with cremation rites. Private burial will be held at Cherry Cemetery a later date. Brenda was born July 1, 1979, in Peru, IL, to Carolyn (Parker) and Alfred Ferroni, Jr. She attended grade school…read more »

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Michael Kuzmich, 25

Michael Kuzmich 1995 – 2021 Michael Kuzmich, 25, of Ottawa, passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 at his home. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, February 19, 2021 at St. Patrick’s Church in Ottawa with Rev. David Kipfer, pastor, officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., on Friday, at…read more »

Richard Ohlendorf

Dr. Richard Ohlendorf, 70

Dr. Richard J. Ohlendorf, MD, 70, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at his home. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with cremation rites. Richard was born March 24, 1950, in Ottawa to William J. and Doris J. (Schweir) Ohlendorf. He married Libby Kristal on December 30, 1972 in Ottawa.…read more »