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Thomas M. McGinnis Sr.


Thomas McGinnis
Thomas McGinnis

OTTAWA — Thomas M. McGinnis Sr., 74, of Ottawa, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, at his home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at St. Columba Church with the Rev. David Kipfer officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday prior to services at Ottawa Funeral Home.

Tom was born Nov. 8, 1944, in Washington, Ind., to Monroe and Lucille (LaVelle) McGinnis. He married Esther Ferrer on May 3, 1969, in Puerto Rico.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Esther; four children, Esther Crowley and Theresa, Tammi and Thomas Jr.; and his brother, William McGinnis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Kathy Moffit.

Memorials may be directed to the family to be dispersed to local charities.

The online guestbook may be viewed and remembrances shared at

Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory

1111 La Salle St., Ottawa, IL 61350


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