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John Ozga

March 13, 1953 — May 9, 2015

Sparland- John S. Ozga, 62, of Sparland, passed away at 1:33 AM on Saturday May 9, 2015 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center ER in Peoria.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday May 14, 2015 at 1 PM at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon. Deacon Bob Murphy will officiate. Visitation will be held two hours prior to services from 11 AM -1 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be in Sparland Cemetery, Sparland.

John was born on March 13, 1953 in Chicago, a son of the late Thaddeus and Anna Mae Chirstman Ozga. He married Rosella "Rose" Jurries on April 14, 1973 in Henry. She survives.

Also surviving are his son, Shannon (Jill) Ozga, Sparland; daughter, Michele (Cap) America, Toluca; 3 grandchildren, Kirstyn and Hunter Ozga, and Dillan America; and a sister Kathy (Leroy) Schwiderski, Chillicothe.

John had worked for CIMCO and Caterpillar. He was also an over the road truck driver for several years.

Memorials may be made to Lacon/Sparland Rescue Squad.

Online condolences may be directed to his family at


MAY 14. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

MAY 14. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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