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Anna Wicks

Posted by wlpo on September 18, 2012

79 year old Anna Wicks of Ottawa died Monday at Morris Hospital.

Funeral Services will be at 11a.m. Friday at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.  Burial will be in Oakwood Memorial Park.  Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. and one hour prior to the services Friday at the funeral home.

She’s survived by her daughter, Jean Evans of Romeoville; one grandchild, and one sister.

Anna Wicks was a secretary for the Illinois Education Association for 19 years and owned the Coffee House Restaurant at I-80 and Marseilles Road.

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Atilio Corredato

Posted by wlpo on September 18, 2012

94 year old Atilio Corredato of Oglesby died Monday at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Mass of Christian Burial is Thursday at 10:30 at Holy Family Church in Oglesby. Burial will be in St. Vincent Cemetery in La Salle. Visitation is Wednesday from 5 until 7 at the Prey-Mueller Funeral Home in Oglesby.

He’s survived by his wife Hilda; sons Terry and Dale of Oglesby and Thomas of Yorkville; three granddaughters; one step-grandson; and two great-grandchildren.

Atilio Corredato worked at Marquette Cement, as a custodian at IVCC and as a letter carrier.

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Hazel Judd

Posted by wlpo on September 17, 2012

94 year old Hazel Judd of Wenona died Friday in Schaumberg.

Funeral services will be at 10am Saturday in St. Mary’s Church in Wenona.  Burial will be in Cumberland Cemetery in Wenona.  Visitation will be from 4-7pm Friday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Wenona and Saturday from 9-10am at the church.

She’s survived by her daughter Cindy O’Brien of Streator, three granddaughters, and seven great granddaughters.

Hazel Judd had worked for a couple of lawyers and at Wenona State Bank.

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Earl Neumann

Posted by wlpo on September 17, 2012

73 year old Earl Neumann of Ottawa died Sunday at his home.

Memorial services are Wednesday at 1 at First United Methodist Church in Greenville. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Greenville. Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 7 at Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.

He’s survived by his wife Mary of Ottawa; daughters Alice Ohlendorf and Cindie Lewis of Ottawa; sons Michael of Ottawa and Robert of Georgia; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one brother; and five sisters.

Earl Neumann was a dog breeder.

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Albert Laugal

Posted by wlpo on September 17, 2012

85 year old Albert Laugal of Lostant died Thursday at Heartland Healthcare in Henry.

Private family services are Tuesday at Mueller Funeral Home in Lostant. Burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery in Lostant.

He’s survived by his wife Rita; sons James of Michigan and Steven of Lostant; four grandchildren; two brothers and three sisters.

Albert Laugal farmed his whole life.

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John Basalay

Posted by wlpo on September 17, 2012

92 year old John Basalay of Lostant died Sunday at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Mass of Christian Burial is Wednesday at 10 at St. Joseph’s Church in Peru. Burial will follow at St. Vincent’s Cemetery in La Salle. Visitation is Wednesday from 9 until service time at the church. Mueller Funeral Home in Peru is handling arrangements.

He’s survived by his wife Lorraine of Lostant; son Greg of Farmington; stepson Patrick Strode of Lostant; step-daughter Linda Tuller of Frankfort; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two sisters.

John Basalay retired from Bassicks in Spring Valley.

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Melvin “Mel” Ong

Posted by wlpo on September 15, 2012

83 year old Melvin “Mel” Ong of Oglesby died Thursday in Manor Court of Liberty Village in Peru.

Services are Tuesday at 11 in the Hurst Funeral Home in Tonica. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Tonica. Visitation is Tuesday 10 until service time at the funeral home.

He’s survived by his daughters Cindy Leach and Patricia Sheffer of Texas; sons Marvin of Geneseo and Gary of Arizona; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Melvin “Mel” Ong was the pool manager in Geneseo for 18 years.

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Helen Morgan

Posted by wlpo on September 14, 2012

87 year old Helen Morgan of Peru died Friday at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Visitation will be from 5p.m. until 7p.m. Monday at the Mueller Funeral home in Peru.  Cremation will follow visitation.   Burial will be private a later date in Wisconsin.

She is survived by her sons, Michael Flanagan of Florida and Dennis Flanagan of Peru; daughter, Jane Engel of the Bahamas; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, and one sister.

Helen Morgan was a secretary for the Air Force office in Chicago and later as a secretary for Popular Mechanics Magazine.

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Sofia Cruz

Posted by wlpo on September 14, 2012

26 year old Sofia Cruz of Spring Valley died Thursday at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.  Private funeral services for Sofia Cruz will be held at Mueller Funeral Home in Peru.  Private burial will be in Peru City Cemetery.

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Joseph Hudgins

Posted by wlpo on September 14, 2012

84 year old Joseph Hudgins of Ottawa died (today) Friday at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Ottawa.

Funeral services will be. Monday at the Powell Funeral Home in Bald Knob, Arkansas.   Burial and visitation will also be in Arkansas.   Local arrangements are through the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.

He’s survived by his wife, Rita; daughters, Judy Jones, Nita Friedle, Diana Hillaker and Ramona McCorkle, of Ottawa; 16 grandchildren; 19 great – grandchildren; five brothers and four sisters.

Joseph Hudgins worked for the Chicago Transit Authority for 30 years.

 

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