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Ellen Yoshizato: 1937-2017

Ellen Yoshizato
Ellen Yoshizato

OTTAWA — Ellen L. Yoshizato, 80, of Ottawa, passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Manor Court in Peru.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at DeBolt Cemetery in Wedron, with Rev. Duane Kaufman officiating. Burial will follow.

Ellen was born Nov. 5, 1937, in Ottawa, to Walter and Ellen (Wilson) Fowler. She married Mickey Yoshizato on June 20, 1959, in Champaign; he passed away Dec. 7, 2001. She retired from Owens-Illinois Glass in Streator in 1993.    

She is survived by her daughter, Penny Yoshizato (Mark Hernandez), of Naplate; four grandsons, Michael (Michelle) Manley, Dustin Manley, Mark Hernandez III and Jordan Hernandez; and three great-grandchildren, Dylan, Dakota and Calvin.

She was preceded in death by her husband and one granddaughter, Kasey Manley.

Pallbearers will be Michael Manley, Dustin Manley, Mark Hernandez III, Jordan Hernandez, Mark Hernandez and Dylan Manley

Memorials may be directed to her family.

The online guest book may be viewed and remembrances shared at

Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory
1111 La Salle St., Ottawa IL 61350
815-433-0300 |

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