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John Fowler: 1976-2018


OTTAWA — John Fowler, 42, of Ottawa, died Thursday morning, March 15, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

A celebration of life will be from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, April 8, at Mueller Funeral Home and Crematory.
John was born March 14, 1976, in Huntington Park, Calif., to Allen and Roberta (Swanson) Fowler. He was the shift manager at Taco Bell for seven years.
John was currently engaged to be married to Amy Nichols, of Ottawa.
He is survived by his mother, Roberta (Bill) Swanson, of Ottawa; his father Allen (Lisa) Fowler, of Visalia, Calif.; his fiancée, Amy; two children, Cash and Kenleigh Fowler, of Ottawa; a brother, Gerald (Shannon) Gibson, of Indianapolis, Ind.; a sister, Aaryn (Dexter) Brooker, of Utica; former wife and friend, Stacey Fowler; and extended family, David (Lisa) Voice, Brittany Nichols and Tiffany (Shaun) Hornbeck.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Charlotte Callahan and Fredrick Selig; and his paternal grandmother, Wynona Fowler.
Honorary pallbearers will be Kurt Sorenson, Scott Schillings, Jeremy Schillings and B.J. Graybow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for his children’s education.
You may sign the online guest book and share remembrances at
Mueller Funeral Home and Crematory
800 First Ave., Ottawa, IL 61350  

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