THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Richard R. Ott
Issue Date: July 26, 2017
Richard R. Ott, 64, of Lena, formerly of Gillett, passed away Tuesday morning, July 18, 2017 surrounded by loved ones.
Born May 14, 1953, to the late Harold and Phyllis (Oudenhoven) Ott, he was raised in Forest Junction and attended Brillion High School. He served his country for 22 years from 1971 to 1993. On July 17, 1976, he married Kasandra (Kassie) Kuehl of Sherwood.
He enjoyed the outdoors including farming in Gillett, geo-caching, traveling, camping, driving tour bus, especially for the Green Bay Gamblers, but especially time with family, friends and grandchildren is what he cherished most. He was one of a kind and will be missed greatly.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Kassie; three children, Angela Ott, Elizabeth (Jon) Kelnhofer and Ben (Laura) Ott; seven grandchildren, Tori, Brenna, Gracelin, Braden, Gretta, Brooklyn, and Cooper; six siblings, Randy Ott, Red Ott, Cheri (Jim) Miller, Raye Ann (Tom) Robinson, Robin (Mike) Sommerfeld and Reed (Pat) Ott; Kassie's father, Kenneth Kuehl and her siblings, Kendall Kuehl, Karl (Ann) Kuehl, Karol Jean (Robert) Heine, Karlyn (Keith) Pennings, Kory (Chasity Fischer) Kuehl and many nieces; nephews and friends.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Eunice (Menting) Kuehl and a sister-in-law, Kitty Kuehl.
Family and friends called at Ryan Funeral Home in De Pere for a Celebration of Life on Saturday, July 22 from 3 p.m. until time of a service at 6 p.m., with full military rites.