Cover photo for Belva "Jean" Ott's Obituary
Belva "Jean" Ott Profile Photo
1929 Belva "jean" 2017

Belva "Jean" Ott

May 11, 1929 — March 19, 2017

Belva “Jean” Ott of Pine City passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Golden Horizons at the age of 87.Belva Jean Most was born May 11, 1929 to Phillip and Mary (Morrison) Most in Atlantic Iowa.  Jean attended school in Iowa and North Dakota; she truly loved school and learning.  Jean also loved the field of medicine and chose a career as a dental assistant/hygienist.  She worked many years for the State of Minnesota at the State School and Hospital in Cambridge, Minnesota.  Jean enjoyed gardening and was especially fond of flowers such as Iris, roses and peonies. She also loved to read, complete a challenging puzzle, play cards with family and friends, create new recipes and sewing projects.After retirement she and her husband Mel traveled and loved camping.  However, Mel's health quickly declined; Jean  cared for him at their home until his death.  The next chapter in Jean's life brought her and special friend Ray Ovick together to travel and enjoy each other's company. Jean is survived by her sons Dennis (Pamela) Ott of Pennsylvania and Duane (Geri W.) Ott of Rice; daughter Julie (Bradley) Peterson of Oakdale; grandchildren: Shawna-Cie (Mike) Nigro, Shane (Tish) Ott, Bradley Ott, Brian Ott, Erica (Matt) Rokus and Jared (Renae) Peterson; siblings Frederick (Yvonne) Bebensee and Linda Carlson; brother-in-law Donald Behsman; many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents Phillip and Mary Most; husband Melvin Ott; granddaughters Jessica and Amanda; sister Marjorie (Vern) Schusted and Louise Behsman; special friend Ray Ovick; brother-in-law Bruce Carlson. Pastor Glen Kleppe will officiate funeral services for Jean:  11 AM; Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Pine City. A time of visitation is planned for 4–7 PM Monday (3/27) at Swanson Funeral Chapel, Pine City and also 1 hour prior to the service at the church.  The interment will take place at Birchwood Cemetery in Pine City. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to: Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City ~ Swanson Chapel.  www.funeralandcremationservice.com
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Belva "Jean" Ott, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, March 27, 2017

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree