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Howard M. Dubley Jr.

Published: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Howard M. Dubley Jr., 71, of Seneca, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Morris Hospital.

The visitation for Howard will be 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Osborne-Nelson Funeral Home. Funeral service and burial will be private.

Howard was born June 7, 1942, in Morris, Ill., to Howard M. and Kathryn (Chapman) Dubley. He was a 1960 graduate of Seneca High School. He took great pride in farming the family farm. He retired after 30 years from Caterpillar in Aurora, Ill. He was a member of Eye Care International with Dr. Phil Ortiz in Morris.

He is survived by his five sisters, Betty Cheshareck of Morris, Barbara Stein of Lockport, Ill., Sandra (John) Ellis of Seneca, Ill., Karen (David) Anderson of Seneca and Linda Fryer of Frankfort, Ind.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Pallbearers will be Tony Cheshareck, Darren Stein, Dan and Tracy Ellis, Andy and Marty Anderson and Chris and Cody Jones.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, Diabetes Foundation or the American Heart Association.

The online guestbook may be viewed and remembrances shared at www.ottawafuneralhome.com. The funeral home is at 135 E. Lincoln St., Seneca, IL 61360; 815-357-6172.

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