Ventura Calif. - Wayne A. (Bud) O'Neal, formerly of Gibson City died 12-31-1986.

Gibson City - Freda A. Oyer, 91, of Gibson City died at 10:35 a.m. Saturday 6-16-2001 at Gibson Area Hospital, Gibso City.

Walter R. Oyer, 84 of Gibson City, formerly of rural Fisher, died at 1:15 p.m. Monday 8-1-1994 at Gibson Community Hospital, Gibson City.

Lois Mae Ostrom, 88, Paxton died Thursday 10-24-2002 in Grand Rapids, Minn. A memorial service was at 11 a.m. 10-26-2002 at Community Presbyterian Church, Grand Rapids, the Rev. Todd Dahlgren and Duane Geisler officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Glen Cemetery, Paxton. Mrs. Ostrom was born 7-26-1914 in East Chicago, Ind., a daughter of Cora and George Jordan. She married Glenn Ellison Ostrom 8-22-1942 in East Chicago. He died in 1999. The Ostroms were members of Federated Church in Paxton, where she sang in the choir, was involved in the women's ministries and was the card secretary. She was a member of Paxton Hospital Auxiliary. Following her husband's death, Mrs. Ostrom moved to Grand Rapids to be closer to family. She loved being with her family. Memorials may be made to Paxton Federated Church, Paxton.

Piper City - Edna Orr, 94, of Greenbrier Healthcare Center, Piper City, died at 9:30 p.m. Sunday 2-2-2003 at the center. Her funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church, Piper City, the Rev. Jan Miller officiating. Burial will be in Brenton Cemetery, Piper City. Visitation will be for two hours before the service at the church. She was born 8-23-1908, south of Piper City, a daughter of George and Emma Bork Weber. She married Clifford G. Orr on 10-23-1926 in Watseka. He died 9-6-1987. Survivors include two daughters, Eileen Read, Piper City and Arla Ritter, Salinas, CA., one son, Leland Orr, Piper City; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Kenneth; two sisters; and two brothers. She was a member of United Methodist Church, Piper City. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Piper City. She was a homemaker. Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church, Piper City, or to an organization of the donor's choice.


Cordie Raymond Ogg, son of Cordie and Alice Onken Ogg of Gibson City, Il. was born 5-27-1922 and passed away on 2-25-1950 at the age of 27 years, eight months and 28 days. He was an only child, and is survived by his parents, by numerous relatives and wide circle of friends. He will be greatly missed in this community. His entire life was spent near Gibson City. He graduated from Drummer Twp High School in 1940. He was a member of the high school band and chorus, and took an active part in athletics. He was also a 4-H Club and Future Farmer of America member, and was awarded the State Farmers degree in Agriculture while in high school. He continued his education at the University of Illinois in the college of Agriculture majoring in livestock and grain marketing and received his degree in February 1949. He was a member of the University band and was enlisted in the Army Reserve Corps at the University. Immediately after graduation he was employed by the Production and Marketing Administration in the transportation and warehousing branch of the US Dept of Agriculture. He had been with this work a little over a year, with headquarters at Indianapolis, Ind. He united with the Presbyterian Church 4-6-1933 during the pastorate of Rev. Adams. The body was taken to the Lamb Funeral Home, Gibson City. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Philip R. Coen, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Clinton, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. James C. Catyon. Burial was in the Gibson Cemetery.