In Memory

Roger D. Ott

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07/13/12 10:20 PM #1    

Jeanne Venz (Moser)

This information is from the obituary published in the Charles City Press:

Roger D. Ott, 47, died September 6, 1992, at Methodist Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota, of cancer.

Roger Ott was born September 19, 1944, in Alameda, California, the son of Dale and Doris Boggess Ott.  He married Ann Kepple on November 23, 1965.  He attended Wartburg College in Waverly, and graduated from Drake University with a masters degree in business administration, then from the Drake Law School with a juris doctorate degree.  He practiced law in Charles City for twenty-five years and served as the city attorney for all the cities in Floyd County.

Roger was an active member of the Charles City Kiwanis, Ducks Unlimited, the Floyd County Bar Association, and the Isaac Walton League.  He served as president of the Family Community Credit Union, and was instrumental in starting the Substance Abuse Council.  With his Hidden Valley Farm, he was involved in Eagle Scout Projects and served as district chairman for the Boy Scouts.  He also opened up Hidden Valley Farm so teachers and students could enjoy the outdoor classroom.

Living family members include his wife; Ann, two daughters; Sara (Mrs. Scott) Koehler and Margo Ott; his parents; Dale Ott and Doris Ott, and one brother, Gary.





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