On December 22nd, 2021, Michael passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Ted & Diane Brandley Hospice House in Summerfield, FL.
Mike was born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania on December 10, 1951. He attended Edgewood Regional High School in Atco, New Jersey and graduated in 1969. That same year he attended Woodstock and had such a great time that he would never share what truly went down. He was very creative and had many jobs, ranging from charter bus driver to bakery manager. He was an extremely hard worker and could fix just about anything with his diverse skillset.
Mike was an avid auxilary volunteer at the VFW Post 8083 in Belleview, Florida. He genuinely enjoyed helping people and brought a smile to countless faces.
Michael is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 33 years, Karen Ott of Belleview, FL.
His children Matthew Ott and Michael Ott Jr. and wife Lisa Ott of New Jersey.
His son Mitchell Ott and partner Daniel Senecal of Clearwater, FL.
His daughter Michelle Ott of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
His daughter Melissa Vann and husband Jonathan Vann of Gainesville, FL.
His sisters Sandra Wilt of Florida, Margie Hertler of New Jersey, and Doris Ott of Missouri.
And lastly his many grandchildren.
Michael was preceeded in death by his precious daughter Kalina Ott.
Mike’s wishes were to have a simple cremation. He always used to say “Too good for the Devil and too bad for the Lord”. Arrangements entrusted with BALDWIN BROTHERS Funeral & Cremation Society-Spanish Springs, 352-480-5959. Sentiments may be left online at www.baldwincremation.com.
I may put up property next summer. I know you Loved this home, but it is to much for me to handle., and your not here with me.
We had a Bad Storm on 8-2-2022 and fence got damaged. Our poor fence is always getting smashed. I miss you, Love you
Forever . Karen
so Proud of her determination! Now she has Organic Chemistry coming up. Mitchell is well , still working very hard for
his store. And He still does his walks every day. Michelle just re-enlisted yesterday for Massachusetts, I am so Happy she is
coming back to the East coast. She loved Washington State , all the Parks and Mt. Rainer and Mt. Hellen. All the hiking, but
we will be glad to be able to see her more. We miss you. Love you
They are having fireworks behind our property. I hope they burn up our back acre. Whoops, you always told me
Be careful what you wish for! The VFW still keep in touch with me. I watched our Wedding VHS Video, I miss
you. Love you always, Karen
Mitchell and Michelle 31st Birthday. Wish you were here. Love you and miss you
Passed another chemistry course Dad! Here are the pigs you said I earned for passing the last course in the hospital. Shame you never got to meet them, they're two girls named Sugar and Pepper. You would have played indifferent but I know you would of loved them! I still can't accept that you're gone, I love you Dad.
neighbors. You would have got along great! I miss your strength , and your physical strength, you kept everything in check.
I am Lost without you. Love you Karen
where centered on a table with lit candles. She read my a very nice poem. The experience reminded me of a King on his Throne, which you Earned in your lifetime. My heart was full of warmth. Love and miss you , Karen