Duane A. Ottow, age 80 of Delavan, Wi., passed away Sunday March 10, 2013. He was born June 18, 1932 in Beloit, Wi., the son of Evans and Esther (Weseloh) Ottow. Duane was united in marriage to Bonnie Babcock on January 1, 1953. He was the owner and operator of Duane's Painting Contractors in Beloit for fifty years until his retirement. He was a member of Atonement Lutheran Church in Beloit. He also started the Atonement Lutheran "Rebels', being captain of it for 30 plus years. Duane also served as an usher, a member of the church council, and the "brotherhood" at Atonement. Duane was an avid fisherman for all seasons, but especially enjoyed ice fishing. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Bonnie. His beloved grandsons; Erik (Rebecca) Ottow and Neal Ottow. 2 special great-grandchildren; Anna and Kayle. 1 brother, Donald (Barbara) Ottow of Libertyville, Il. Plus extended family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Heather.
Memorials Services will 11:00am Saturday March 16, 2013 at Atonement Lutheran Church in Beloit, Wi. (corner of Harrison and Clary) MONROE FUNERAL HOME in Delavan, Wi. is assisting the family. Visit us at monroefh.com