Obituaries

Dawn Kirby

Dawn M. Kirby, 59

Dawn M. Kirby, 59, of Ottawa passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with cremation rites. Dawn was born October 22, 1060 in Streator to Dean and Betty (Stadel) Brownsley. She married Ricky Kirby on September 19, 2008. Dawn loved…read more »

George E. Harding, 82

George E. Harding, 82 of Streator passed away Thursday July 2,2020 at his home. Services are pending with the Winterrowd Funeral Homeread more »

Francis Bohler

Francis “Butch” Bohler, Jr., 78

Francis “Butch” Bohler, Jr., 78, of Ottawa passed away June 19th at Edward Hospital in Naperville. A memorial service will be held 6 pm, Monday, June 29 at Ottawa Funeral Home with Rev. Antonio Dittmer officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 pm, prior to services, at the funeral home. He will be buried…read more »

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Mary Lou Collins, 81

Mary Lou Collins, 81, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Pleasant View. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am, Wednesday, June 24 at St. Columba Church, with Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 am, prior to services, at the church. She will be buried…read more »

VJ Robinson

Victor “VJ” Robinson, 53

Victor “VJ” Robinson, 53, of Ottawa passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 at his home. A public visitation will be held from 4 to 7 pm, Friday, June 26 at Ottawa Funeral Home. Due to Covid-19 regulations and guidelines, masks and social distancing are required. Private family services will be held. VJ was born June…read more »

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Patricia “Tiny” Foltynewicz, 94

Patricia “Tiny” Elaine Foltynewicz, age 94, of Ottawa, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2020, at Pleasant View. Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, a private family gathering will be held. Interment will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. Pallbearers will be Steve Helfers, Gary Wangler, Rick Hennessy, Craig Ticklenberg, Reid Foltyniewicz and Daniel Foltyniewicz.…read more »

Jean L. Gmelich, 68

Jean L. Gmelich 68 of Streator passed away Thursday (June 18, 2020). Services are pending with the Winterrowd Funeral Home.read more »

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Edward H. Grove, 87

Edward H. Grove, 87, of Marseilles, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 at the Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle. Services will be private. Seals-Campbell Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Edward was born June 28, 1932, in Joliet, to John Wilfred and Elizabeth Douglas (Thom) Grove. On August 5, 1955, he married Yvonne Dolores Giro of…read more »