Richard H. Ott

Born: May 9, 1932
Died: December 1, 2018
Visitation: Wednesday, December 5, 2018
2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Funeral Service: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Prayers being at 9:15 am at Michaels
Mass begins at 10:00 am at St. Marcelline Church, 820 S. Springingsguth Road, Schaumburg
Interment: St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove, IL

Richard H. Ott, 86, a resident of Schaumburg for 27 years and formerly of Belmont Cragin in Chicago was born on May 9, 1932 in Chicago and passed away peacefully on December 1, 2018 in Elk Grove surrounded by his loving family. Richard was a proud US Navy Veteran serving as a Jet Mechanic during the Korean War. He was later a ground crew mechanic for 28 years for American Airlines. He loved to travel, particularly to warmer climates. He was a member of Schaumburg American Legion #1983 and VFW Streamwood #5151.

Richard was the adoring husband of 63 years to Rose Mary (nee Oriatti); loving father of Daniel (Denise), Christine (Geoffery Engel, MD), Mary Elizabeth (Thomas) Lorig, Lawrence (Victoria) and the late Richard; dear grandfather of 10; proud great grandfather of 12; dear friend to many. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched including his puppy “Misty”.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Richard’s name to Mercy Home for Boys and Girls and click “Donate”.

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