OTT,  RUTH V.   


Ruth V. Ott, 80  -- January 2, 1922 to October 11, 2002


Ruth V. Ott, 80, of Huntertown, died at 7:20 a.m. Friday, October 11, 2002 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.  Born on January 2, 1922, in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of Robert H. and Mary Ethel (Van Horn) Hambrock.  Her marriage was to Richard J. Ott on October 19, 1946 in Fort Wayne.  He died in 1982.  She had retired in 1983 from Dana Corporation, where she worked as a laborer.


A member of Huntertown Homemakers Extension Club, Huntertown United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women, she enjoyed quilting, oil painting, cake decorating and ceramics.


Survivors include

Three daughters:

            Barbara (David) Bilger of Columbia City

            The Rev. Susan (Jim) Ott-Holland of Franksville, Wis.

            Beverly (Olivier) Ott-Hauville of Moncilliers, France

A son:

            Melvin (Dawn) Ott of Fort Wayne

Three brothers:

            Ardell Hambrock

            Robert Hambrock

            Lloyd Hambrock, all of Fort Wayne

A sister:

            Virginia Peck of Hoagland

12 grandchildren

A great-grandson

And several nieces and nephews


In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son Kenneth Ott.


The funeral service is at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 14, at Huntertown United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sherry Long officiating.  Burial follows at Eel River Cemetery.  Visitation is from 2 to 8  p.m. today at Orr Funeral Home in Churubusco.  Memorial contri-butions may be made to Huntertown Fire Department.