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Gary Neal Chandler

October 27, 1985 ~ May 10, 2023 (age 37) 37 Years Old

Gary Chandler Obituary

Gary Neal Chandler, age 37, of Ottawa, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2023.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Friday, May 19th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with interment following at Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until service time.

Gary was born October 27, 1985 in Aurora, Illinois, a son of Gary N. and Sophie Margaret (Potochney) Chandler. Surviving are his mother, Sophie Hancock; brothers, Brian Hancock, Timothy Hancock, James Chandler, Chris Chandler and Herman Matasar; and sisters, Tonya Rodriguez and Tammy Pacheco. Gary was preceded in death by his father and sisters, Christine Hancock and Mary Potochney.

Gary greatly enjoyed sports, especially basketball and was an avid Bears fan. He enjoyed cooking and being outdoors. Gary was a good builder and handy with different craft projects.

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May 19, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home
1601 E Norris Dr
Ottawa, IL 61350

May 19, 2023

11:00 AM
Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home
1601 E Norris Dr
Ottawa, IL 61350


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