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Ottawa Memorial Association

827 Columbus St 2D, Ottawa, IL 61350

The Ottawa Memorial Association was formed March 18, 1928 as a non-profit organization. The purpose of the Association is as follows:

A. To insure respect for, and care of, the graves of the deceased Veterans of the Armed forces of the United States.

B. To perpetuate respect for, and celebration of, the annual Memorial Day and Veterans Day holidays in the City of Ottawa.

C. To honor, respect, and perpetuate the memory of those residents of the greater Ottawa, Illinois area who served and /or died in the armed forces of the United states by or through the erection and or maintance of approved and appropriate markers, flags, memorials, tributes, observances, or other means.

D. To serve as a point of contact for citizens wishing to arrange for military honors or graveside services for deceased veterans, for appropriate Memorial Day and Veterans day grave markers, or for appropriate memorials for Veterans.

The Ottawa Memorial Association is a not for profit organization who depends solely upon donations and volunteers.   The organization seeks individuals who want to be involved in promoting the ideals of the Ottawa Memorial Association.

We meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 P.M.

   April, May, June, Sept., Oct., Nov. 

in the American Legion Post 33 meeting room
901 LaSalle St., Ottawa, IL 61350

American Legion Post 33 web site

Any person interested please contact:

Katie Troccoli, Pres., 815-228-2058

Jean Furlik Sec./Treas. 815-324-9337

Donations or more information:

Ottawa Memorial Association
827 Columbus St.,2D Ottawa, IL 61350


2024 Patriotic Poster Contest

Thank you Country Financial Kevin Berryman & Alec Schwab 

A huge shout out to Country Financial for their donation to The Ottawa Memorial Association.We rely on the support of the community to help us provide flags and markers for veteran's graves.The Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony and Veterans Day Ceremony.  We are grateful.  Thank you, Kevin Berryman and Alec Schwab!