OGLESBY – The young Oglesby firefighter who was battling cancer passed away on Wednesday, but a planned event at St. Bede Academy will continue in his honor Friday night. Evan Knoblauch, the 20-year-old Oglesby Firefighter and St Bede Graduate was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in 2017. A parade of firefighting equipment will begin around 5:45 p.m. Friday near the Becks in Oglesby to Route 351 through Lasalle and Peru and onto the campus of St. Bede. At 7 p.m. a flag football game is planned to kickoff. The Bedan Club Pork Chop Pavilion will also be serving food.