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Joseph Henry Ott, 98, of Antwerp, passed away at 6:20 pm, Saturday, January 9, 2010 at Manor House Assisted Living.
Joe was born in Payne on June 12, 1911, a son of the late Anna (Papenbrock) and Henry Ott.
He worked at Payne Co-Op and was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Parish & Knights of Columbus.
On Nov. 9, 1935 Joe married Marie Meyer, who passed away Nov. 28, 1986.
He will be sadly missed by his son, Chuck (Bev) of Hamilton, IN; grandchildren; Rhonda (Joe) Friend of Cecil, Renee (Brian) Dirrim of Edgerton; JaCee (Bob) Franz of Hamilton, IN & Randy of Antwerp; 7 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.
Joe's Mass of Christian Burial is at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Antwerp on Saturday at 10 am.
Viewing is Friday, 5-7:30 pm with a Catholic Vigil at 7:30 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp. Viewing is also, Saturday, 9-9:30 am at Dooley's.
He will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery.
Memorials are to the church or Antwerp Branch Library.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com
Ott Family. We are sorry for your loss of Joe. Karen so enjoyed chatting with Joe on his regular visits when she managed the Antwerp Branch Library. Fond memories sustain us all!
Ron & Karen Grabianowski Jan 20 2010 12:00 AM
Sorry we could not come. You are
in our thoughts and prayers.
Joe and Eileene
Joe & Eileene Hilbert Wiley Jan 15 2010 12:00 AM
Dear Ott family: So sorry to hear of your loss. I am personally comforted by what the apostle Paul says at 1 Corinthians 15:26: "As the last enemy death is to be brought to nothing." I look forward to that time and when we will see our loved ones again. (Acts 24:15)
C. Hugg Jan 14 2010 12:00 AM
Were very sorry for your loss. I want you to know are prayers are with you.
Steve & Aggie Silberg
steve and aggie silberg Jan 13 2010 12:00 AM
You are all in my thoughts and prayers! Lori and Family
Lori Newville Tupper Jan 12 2010 12:00 AM
Very sorry to learn of Joe's passing. Lots of great memories of you and your family's. Sorry we will be unable to attend the service.Will be thinking of you and your family's.
My parent were Harry and Crystal Hilbert of Connersville, IN
Seen you family on several occasions through the years.
Larry and Louanna Hilbert Booth
Larry&Louanna Booth Jan 11 2010 12:00 AM
I am sorry to hear that Joe is gone. I was a pen pal with him last year from the Antwerp School. I still have his letters in my bedroom. I thought he was a really great guy and I liked hearing about his life.
Jonathon Pendergrast Jan 10 2010 12:00 AM
So sorry to learn of your Father's death....he was among the County's finest businessmen and I'll remember him fondly. Always a class act; soft spoken and possessing a genuine smile. He always had great posture too...reflecting on the many times I'd see him walking to and from his office at the Payne Coop to his and your Mother's home on West Merrin Street. You are a chip off the old block Chuck and that is a very sincere compliment.
Extending our sympathy....
Jim and Vicki Hooker
formerly of Payne
Jim & Vicki Hooker Jan 10 2010 12:00 AM