All Obituaries


Vernon Cates


Vernon Edward Cates, age 87, of Ottawa, passed away Friday, July 29, surrounded by his loving family. Family and friends are warmly invited to a visitation at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home on...

Tom Makeever


Tom Makeever, age 74, of Ottawa, IL, completed his earthly journey on July 29, 2022. Tom was born March 1, 1948 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, a son of Raymond and Elaine Makeever. The family moved...

Ronald Rosengren


Ronald Erik Rosengren, 69, of rural Ottawa passed away on July 18, 2022 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Rockford, Illinois. Ron was born August 28, 1952 to Stanley and Jean (Edgcomb)...

Dolores Rowlee


Dolores I. Rowlee, age 94, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022, at the LaSalle County Nursing Home. Private family services will be held with interment at Oakwood Memorial Park....

Dallas Rice


Dallas Rice, age 72, of Ottawa, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2022 with his loving family was at his side. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral...

Joseph VeZain


Joseph VeZain, age 59, of Ottawa, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2022 after a courageous battle with an aggressive cancerous tumor. His loving family was at his side. Funeral services for Joe will...

Daniel Hicks


Daniel Joseph “Danny” Hicks, age 56, of Lewistown, Illinois, formerly of Ottawa, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.   A Celebration of Life will...

Sharon Chaney


Sharon Faye Chaney, age 65, of Ottawa, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Per Sharon's wishes, a gathering in her honor will be held late afternoon on Saturday, June 25th at her residence.

Charles Hayson


Charles E. Hayson, age 80, of LaSalle, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Aperion Care in Spring Valley. Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 22nd at Gladfelter-Roetker...

Eric Davis


Eric Alden Davis, age 51, of Streator, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022 at St. Margaret’s Health in Peru. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 10th at Harvest Baptist Church,...
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