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James Allen Ott

May 13, 1954 ~ April 3, 2022 (age 67)


James Allen “Jim” Ott, age 67, of Three Oaks, died Sunday, April 3, 2022 in the comfort of his family’s presence. 

His life began May 13, 1954 in St. Joseph, Michigan, the second child born to Sherman and Ruth Ott.  He married Sherry Lynn Walker August 25, 1979 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Jim loved and cherished his wife and family.  He was outgoing and had an amazing sense of humor.  He was unique and thoughtful; he enjoyed looking for ways to help others to make them happy.  Many will miss his daily phone calls and time spent with him.       

Jim cherished the relationships he had with his three nephews that grew up in the Three Oaks area.  He also cherished the relationships he had with his nieces and nephews that grew up in the Oklahoma area and the Pacific Northwest.  Jim loved each and every one of them and they loved and cherished their Uncle Jim as well.    

Jim will be greatly missed by family and friends.  He is survived by his wife of almost forty- three years, Sherry Ott of Three Oaks; sister, Judy Hahn of Bridgman; mother-in-law, Shirley Walker of Oklahoma; two sister-in-law’s, Julie (Dave) Darby of the Pacific Northwest, Laurie (Pat) Hollingsworth of Oklahoma; one brother-in-law, Scott Walker of Oklahoma; three nephews, David (Danielle) Hahn of LaPorte, Indiana, Tim (Alietha) Hahn of Raleigh, North Carolina, Daniel Hahn of Bridgman; a host of beloved nieces and nephews; and his beloved dogs, Buddy Love and Stella.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Lori Ott; and his father-in-law, Red Walker.

The family will observe a private remembrance.

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