Chesterton Tribune

Service Thursday for David Charles Ott 79

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David Charles Ott, age 79 of Chesterton, passed away Monday April 2, 2012 at his home.

He was born October 23, 1932, in Malmo, Minnesota, to Charles and Ruth Sandburg Ott, both of whom preceded him in death.

On July 5, 1986 in Edinburgh, Scotland, he married Audrey Berry Ott, who survives in Chesterton.

Also surviving are his daughters Audra (Michael) Ott Simms and Janice Ott, both of Chesterton, as well as grandchildren Rachel (Nate), Korynn, Victoria, Madison, Kyle and Kayla, Leif and Elizabeth, Collin and Gracie, Josephine and Henry, Alex and Courtney and two great-grandchildren, Ethan and Levi.

David also leaves four step children: Eric Nelson of Georgia, Greda Nelson Jacott of Wisconsin, Karna (Pat) Nelson Hudoba of Minnesota and Shestin Nelson of Chesterton; eight step grandchildren, two step great-grandchildren and his sister Ruby (Vance) Ott Nelson of Minnesota.

Davidís first wife Virginia preceded him in death in 1982.

David was a member of the VFW Post 2311, Porter.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, April 5, at 8:00 p.m. at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, with Pastor Allen Wright officiating.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 5, from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home with a VFW service set for 6:30 p.m.

An additional funeral service will be held at Malmo Evangelical Free Church, in Malmo, Minnesota, on Tuesday, April 10, with burial in the Malmo Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to the Disabled Veterans of America.

For more information please call 219-926-1309.


Posted 4/2/2012