Dr. George F. Ott, 95, of Fort Dodge died Saturday, December 14, 2013 at the Fort Dodge Villa Care Center. Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Historic Bruce Funeral Home in Fort Dodge. Burial will be in the North Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday 11:00 a.m. until the time of services.
Dr. George Fred Ott was born December 11, 1918 in Glidden, Iowa to Fred and Sophia (Lux) Ott. He grew up in Lake City and attended schools there. He was united in marriage to Maurine Doty on August 20, 1939 in Lake City, IA. George served in the United States Army during World War II, where he received three bronze stars for his involvement in the European Theatre and the Battle of the Bulge. After the service, he attended Palmer Chiropractic School in Davenport, Iowa. George moved to Fort Dodge in 1948 and opened his own Chiropractic Practice which he operated until he retired at the age of 70. George was a former member of First Baptist Church and a former Mason. He enjoyed watching all kinds of sporting events on television and enjoyed his R.V. and camping.
He is survived by his children; Roger (Cheryl) Ott of Ames and Carol Collins of Cheyenne, WY, four grandchildren; Michael Ott of Ames, and Carrie (Matt) Elbert of Ames, Jeffrey Roberts of Cheyenne, WY, and Adam Roberts of Reston, VA, four great grandchildren; Jessica (Brody) Steinkamp, James and Clayton Elbert, and Grace Ott. He is also survived by one great great granddaughter, Ellie Mae Steinkamp. George was preceded in death by his wife Maurine in 2008, parents, seven sisters, and two brothers.
Historic Bruce Funeral Home assisted family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.brucesfuneralhome.