Donald Ott, 82, of Danvers, died Friday, December 24, 2021 at 5:56 p.m. at his home.
Don was born October 24, 1939 in Fairbury to Clayton and Margaret Huber Ott. He married Carolyn Alsene on November 14, 1959 in Bloomington, IL. She preceded him in death on June 11, 2020.
He is survived by their six children, Deb (Steve) Sutter; Mikel (Michele) Ott; Suellen (Virgil) Kaeb; Jim (Lorna) Ott; John (Amy) Ott; Becky (Mark) Doran; one brother, Glenn (Mardell) Ott; one sister, Mary Lou Ott; 13 grandchildren, Angie (Luke) Luginbuhl; Clint (Elise) Sutter; Craig (Angela) Sutter; Megan (Devin) Olson; Morgan (Ryan) Frye; Micah (Miles Toenyes) Ott; Adam (Tara) Ott; Shelby (Nate) Rose; Dakota Ott; Kylie Ott; MaKenna Ott; Catlin Jensen; and Axel (Ashley) Doran; and 15 great-grandchildren, Elijah, Toby, Blaze, and Addie Luginbuhl; Brynn, Kate, Lillian, Noah, and Hosanna Sutter; Caroline Olson; Owen Frye; Remielle and Talon Ott; Easton Rose; and Mary Jensen.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, James Ott, and two sisters, Boni Blunier and Lola (Henry) Steffen.
Don farmed in the Danvers area and sold seed corn for DeKalb and Pioneer. He was also a truck weight inspector for the IL State Police at scales in Carlock for over 20 years.
Don was a member of the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church where services will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 10 a.m. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 29, from 4-7 p.m. at the Goodfield AC Fellowship Hall and from 9-9:45 a.m. prior at the church prior to services Thursday. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Danvers Fire & Rescue or the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. Online condolence can be made at www.argoruestmanharris.com.