Thomas W. Ott January 3, 2004
W. Ott, 65, of 145 EMS C31 Lane, Warsaw, Indiana, died after
an extended illness at 4 a.m. Jan. 3, 2004, in his residence.
He was born Oct. 22, 1938, in Ottawa,
Ill., to Charles and Agnes Palaschak Ott. On April 3, 1965,
in Logansport, he married Catherine Zack, who survives.
He graduated from Ottawa High School
in 1956. He worked for Scot Lad Foods for 25 years, as manager
and supervisor for the Calumet area, living in Crown Point for
11 years. He and his family moved to Warsaw in 1977. In
Warsaw, he was owner and manager of The Dairy Mart for six years,
owner of Lake City Ice Co. for seven years and was last employed
by Times-Union as an independent contractor. He was a Marine
veteran, a Marine reservist and a member of selective service
for the draft board. He was a member of Lions Club for
25 years, and a member of American Legion and Sacred Heart Catholic
Also surviving are a daughter,
Mrs. Dan (Carla) Engle; a sister, Mrs. Roger (Joyce) Miller,
Grand Ridge, Ill.; two brothers, Leonard (and wife Alfrieda)
Ott, Jonesboro, Ga., and Larry Ott, Russellville, Ala.; two sisters-in-law,
Betty Goldsmith and Fran Ott, both of Streator, Ill.; two brothers-in-law,
Robert Hampson, Grand Ridge, Ill., and Terry Cavanaugh, Spooner,
Wis.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded-in death
by his parents; a brother, Virgil; and three sisters, Marcella
Ott, Gertrude Hampson and Connie Cavanaugh.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday
at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warsaw, with Monsignor James
Wolf officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
Calling is from 2 to 8 p.m. today
at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, with a rosary service
at 6:30 p.m.
Memorials to Kosciusko Home Care
& Hospice Inc., 902 Provident Drive, Warsaw, IN 46580.