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William Davis Valle

August 7, 1930 ~ June 6, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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William D. Valle, 92, of Ottawa, passed away peacefully on June 6, 2023, surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 9th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Monsignor Mark Merdian officiating. Interment with Military Honors by the Ottawa American Legion Post 33 Honor Guard will follow at St. Columba Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to service time Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Jagger, Vaughn and Brent Torres, Dave Miller, Mike and Sommer Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be Karleigh and Adelynn Davis and Victor and Shaun Torres, Ronald and Kierston Gochee.

William was born August 7, 1930 in Dayton, Illinois, the son of Jesse and Anna Marie (Miller) Valle. He married Augustina Torres on June 16, 1954 in Chicago. William was a proud veteran of the United States Navy. He worked at LOF until his retirement and then went on to work as a township supervisor after retirement. William also served as the President of Local 19. William loved traveling. He was also a very active person playing golf and exercising well into his 80's. More than anything, William loved his family and was happy when they were all together under one roof.

William is survived by his wife of 68 years, Augustina; children, Veronica (Ronald) Gochee, Valerie (Robert) Schiffbauer, Debbie (Phillip) Marshall, Lance Valle, and Dana (Charles) Bosi; half brother, Eddie (Rosemary) West; sister in law, Doris Valle; grandchildren, Ronald Gochee, Sommer (Michael) Davis, Lance (Danielle) Valle, Amanda (Vincent) Marez; great grandchildren, Maddisyn Valle, Andrew Valle, Ryleigh Valle, and Kierston Gochee; great great grandchildren, Karleigh Davis, Adelynn Davis and Lily Valle. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jesse Valle and Daniel Valle; a sister, Carmen Johnson; a great-great- granddaughter, Maecee Davis; and a daughter-in-law, Laurie Valle.

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June 9, 2023

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home
1601 E Norris Dr
Ottawa, IL 61350

June 9, 2023

1:00 PM
Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home
1601 E Norris Dr
Ottawa, IL 61350


Pet Project
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PADS Homeless Shelter
1120 Canal Street, Ottawa IL 61350
Tel: 1-815-433-1292

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-213-6584


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