Martha Ottinger, 64

Published 9:28am Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Martha N. Ottinger, 64


Born: April 15, 1949


Died: April 16, 2013



Martha’s life began on April 15, 1949, in Memphis, Tenn., the daughter of Cecil and Ruby (Green) Kirby.


She had been employed by JAC Custom Pouch in Dowagiac as a shipping clerk.


Her loving family includes: her son, Robert (Kimberly) Ottinger of Dowagiac; and daughter, Pamela Ottinger of Dowagiac; grandchildren, Brandon (Sherry) Ottinger, Jamie Ottinger, and Sarah Ottinger; step-grandchildren, Brett Hemminger and Breanna Clark; great grandchildren, Markus Ottinger, Ryleigh Ottinger, Payton Hemminger and Brayden Clark; sister, Virginia (Ed) Johnson of Marcellus; and brother, Jerry (Karen) Kirby of North Carolina.


Martha passed away at her Dowagiac home on Tuesday, April 16. Her family will gather with friends on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Yazel and Clark Chapel,where her memorial service will begin at 7 p.m.


Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to the family.


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