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Obituary for Margaret Ottens
MARGARET OTTENS, 92, of Morrison, IL, died Monday, December 13, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center North, Clinton, IA. Margaret was born April 10, 1918 in Morrison, IL, to Barteld and Ida (DeWeerdt) Vos. She was educated in the rural Whiteside County Grade Schools. Margaret married Gerald A. Ottens on December 8, 1938 in Morrison, IL. He died March 26, 1967. Margaret was employed at Wilkens Grocery Store, Climco Coils, General Electric, and Resthave Nursing Home all in Morrison, IL. She also worked as a housekeeper at private residences. Margaret was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison and the church"s Prayer Partners and Bible Study Group. She enjoyed crocheting, baking, and working crossword puzzles. Survivors include one daughter, Beverly Swanson of Morrison, IL; two sons, DuWayne (Cindy) Ottens, Sr. of Clinton, IA and David Ottens of Morrison, IL; two grandchildren, DuWayne (Kathy) Ottens, Jr. and Dean Ottens; two step grandchildren, Rebecca (Brian) Buhman and Brian Shields; and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald; one daughter-in-law, Sharon Ottens; one grandson, Brian M. Ottens; four sisters, Fannie Schroeder, Alice Voss, Theresa Peterson, and Jeannette Tiesman; and one brother, Ernest Vos.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 AM Monday, December 20, 2010 at Ebenezer Reformed Church " Morrison, IL OFFICIATING: Rev. Philip Stel " Pastor: Ebenezer Reformed Church " Morrison, ILVISITATION 2:00 " 4:00 PM Sunday, December 19, 2010 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL