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Ann Ottum, 60, of Alda, NE died Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at her home
following a battle with cancer.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday at All Faiths
Funeral Home Chapel. Dan Naranjo will officiate. Cremation
has taken place in honor of Jo’s wishes.
Mrs. Ottum was born December 17, 1948, in Duluth, MN, the daughter of Anthony and Phyllis (Colberg)
Those left to cherish her name are her husband, Brion
Ottum; daughters and sons-in-law, Michelle Corrigan of Grand Island,
Shawna and Jeff Scheider of Chicago, Tammi and Rick Gusler of Lincoln
and Tarra Pickett of Lincoln; her mother, Phyllis Werner of Duluth,
MN and brothers and sisters, Dennis Werner, Don Werner, Bill Werner,
Jim Werner, Janice Erickson, Patricia Werner, Linda Weatherby, Kathleen
Evans, Toni McIntosh and Kim McIntosh.
She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Derrick,
Dustin, Breanna, Makayla, Hayden, Hunter, Selena and Calen; and one
She is preceded in death by her father; a sister, Jacquelyn
Dietzmann and a granddaughter, Shaylynn.
Jo grew up and attended school in Duluth where she graduated
from high school. She then graduated from the Grand Island Business School. On December 30, 1999 she
was united in marriage to Brion Ottum. Jo enjoyed working as
a bartender and cook at the White Horse.
She also enjoyed cooking, gardening and spending time
with family and friends.
Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice.