Carol Ottinger

November 8, 2013

Carol J. Ottinger, 79, of Frankfort passed away November 8, 2013 at the IU Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis. She was born Januray 20, 1934 to Emmett and Mary (West) Brown. She married Richard D. Ottinger on September 15, 1961 in Frankfort and he survives. A lifelong Clinton County resident, she was a 1952 graduate of Frankfort High School and worked for Peter Paul Cadbury for 25 years. She retired from the Clinton County Clerk’s office. She was a member of the First Christian Church where she was active in the church handbell choir, card club, youth mentoring and was a volunteer secretary. Surviving along with her husband Dick are her Daughter: Dianne (Ron) Gant of Frankfort; Sons: Dave Ottinger of Indianapolis and Darrin (Corinna) Ottinger of Carmel; Siblings: Charles Skiles, Mary Noll, David Skiles, Alice Hoover, and Gene Skiles; 9 Grandchildren: Emily Gant, Paige Gant, Elizabeth Gant, Tanner Ottinger, Wyndham Gant, Sarah Ottinger, Sydney Ottinger, Sam Ottinger, and Bailey Ottinger. She was preceded in death by her parents. Friends and family will gather for a celebration of life service at 4 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2013 at the First Christian Church in Frankfort with a time of gathering immediately following in fellowship hall. Pastor Pamela Ditson-McCall will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund.


14 Condolences for “Carol Ottinger”

  1. Chris and Larry Biech

    Our thoughts and prayers will be with all of you is the passing of Carol.I will remember her laugh and sweet smile.Carol was a very caring cousin.Sorry I have to work on monday and can’t attend . Chris

  2. Rich & Doris Holmes

    So sorry to hear of your great loss. She was a wonderful lady. Will miss her sitting behind us each Sunday at Church. We had a few laughs each week. We all hope to meet her someday in heaven. You are all in our thoughts and prayers

  3. Anonymous

    Carol.My wonderful friend I will miss you I could always count on you when I needed someone to talk to My heart is breaking My friend forever LOVE YOU JEANIE \\

  4. Sam and Bea Smith

    We are sorry for the loss of your loved one. Carol was one of my dearest friends for many years. She will be missed.

  5. Ron & Erilda Coleman

    Dearest Dick and family, So many fond and wonderful memories both at our old work place Peter Paul but the fun times celebrating Dick’s birthdays in the back yard on the Fourth of July. Even after Peter Paul closed we remained dear friends. We will miss your sweet smile and funny humor. Our hearts are so saddened but know we will meet again on the other side in heaven. What a beautiful legacy you’ve left with your family. Lifting you all in prayer for comfort and peace. God Bless. In His Love

  6. Judy and Jack Stoops

    Enjoyed the days at Peter Paul with you and Richard. Thinking of you Richard. Sue called us, we are in Florida

  7. jeanie wilkin

    I will miss my wonderful friend You was always there when I needed to talk. I will always love and miss you I LOVE YOU JEANIE

  8. Judi & Bob Spitalniak

    I will miss your Mom. She was the sister I never had. We go back so far. God bless you Dick, Dianne, David & Darin. She was so proud of you all, and all those beautiful grandchildren. I loved her so much…

  9. the Gunyon’s

    Unable to find the words to express our sadness over the passing of your Mom/Grandma. Will miss “SaHoda” and the wonderful laughs we had at “Ladies Nite Out” our prayers are with you all during the next few difficult days. She was amazing

  10. John & Rhonda Carini

    So sorry for your & our loss! Trusting in God to go with you in these days of grieving. Looking forward to the hope we have of meeting together again in heaven!

  11. Gary & Shirley Mikesell

    Gary & Shirley Mikesell

    Words can’t express our love for your Mom and Grandma. Such a personality – witty and compassionate, and so caring. She will always have a special place in our hearts. She loved her family, and her Lord. Take comfort in knowing she is no longer suffering, but at peace and enjoying Heaven. Love and Blessings to you all.

  12. Mary & Fred Denham

    We are sorry for your loss. YOur mother was such a great person. I will miss her very much. I am so sorry I was unable to be at her celebration for life. We shared so many memories. Your family is in our prayers.

  13. Pam Howe

    Dick, Diane, David, Darrin and family. Please know you have my sympathies, thoughts, and prayers. Although I could not attend, I wanted to let you know I thought Carol was a great and sweet lady. I’ll always remember her with a smile on her face. Sincerely, Pam Howe

  14. Diane Niemann

    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for your family.

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