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Stephen J. Schillings



GRAND RIDGE — Stephen J. Schillings, 61, of Grand Ridge, passed away Monday, May 14, at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa.

Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Gladfelter Funeral Home with the Rev. Duane Kaufman officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Stephen was born March 22, 1957, in Mendota, the son of Edward and Geraldine (Gertsen) Schillings. He married Betty Durbin on Sept. 2, 1982, in Ottawa.

Surviving are his wife, Betty, of Grand Ridge; son, Josh Schillings, of Ottawa; daughter, Cindy Phelps, of Ottawa; twin brother, Scott Schillings, of Ottawa; sister, Janet Grubb, of Cary; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a grandson, Adrian Phelps.

Stephen was employed by Silica Sand as a truck driver. He enjoyed bicycles, remote control airplanes and boats, as well as slot cars.

To share a memory or light a candle, please visit or Gladfelter Funeral Home on Facebook.

Gladfelter Funeral Home

1601 E. Norris Drive, Ottawa, IL 61350


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