June C. Ott June 1, 1925 - March 29, 2013
WILLMAR - June C. Ott, age 87, of Willmar died Friday, March 29, 2013 at Rice Memorial Hospital. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Willmar United Methodist Church, 1818 9th Street SW. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home. www.hafh.org
June Colleen (Gray) Ott was born June 1, 1925 to Lewis and Bernice (Bowman) Gray at her family home in Sauk Centre. She was baptized and confirmed in the Sauk Centre United Methodist Church. She graduated from Sauk Center High School and attended the Minnesota School of Business. June worked for the Willmar High School for many years as a secretary for the guidance counselors. June was a member of the Willmar United Methodist Church.
June often reminisced about childhood family gatherings on the family farms and accompanying her father on his rural mail carrier route around Sauk Centre. In her younger years she was an avid piano player and enjoyed singing and playing at weddings. June was married to Orlan Ott on December 30,1947. Together they owned and operated Point Lake Campground north of Willmar. Many repeat customers turned into lifelong friends. She loved to socialize and in later years looked forward to meeting with friends regularly at Culvers.
June is survived by her son, Chuck (Bonnie) Ott of Willmar; granddaughter, Carmen (Ken) Harris of St. Paul; great-grandchildren, Elijah and Zoë; and many friends.
She is preceded in death by husband, Orlan; parents, Lewis and Bernice Gray; and sister, Beverly Gray.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Rice Hospice and the Willmar United Methodist Church.