Obituary for Robert Lee Ottinger Sr.

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Robert Lee Ottinger Sr.

November 6, 1947 - June 24, 2018

Robert Lee Ottinger, Sr., 70 of Marcellus, passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at Rose Arbor Hospice in Kalamazoo.

A celebration of life service will be held at 12 PM on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Newell Chapel, 83313 M-51, Decatur, MI with Pastor James Abshagen officiating. Those wishing to visit with the family may do so one hour prior to the service from 11-12. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with final expenses. Online condolences may be made at www.newellchapel.com.

Robert was born on November 6, 1947 to the late George and Pauline (Osborn) Ottinger. He graduated from Dowagiac High School. Robert was an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He loved children and teaching them how to hunt and fish. Robert is survived by his partner of 33 years, Robin Gales; children, Robert Ottinger, Jr., Pamela Ottinger-Purucker, Michael (Amy) Madden, Jr., Angela Madden and Christie Madden; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Pauline; brothers, John Ottinger, Lesley Ottinger, Richard Ottinger and Donnie Ray Ottinger; sisters, Barbara King, Dorthy Starrett, Flossie Huff, Betty Essex, Sue McDaniel and his first wife, Martha Ottinger, mother of Robert Jr. and Pamela.

 

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Newell Chapel

Address:

83313 M-51
Decatur, Michigan 49045

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Service Information

Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

Newell Chapel

Address:

83313 M-51
Decatur, Michigan 49045

| Map


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with final expenses.


 

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Born: November 6, 1947
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