Richard “Dick” Ottinger

May 27, 2021

Richard “Dick” Ottinger, 90, of Frankfort, died at 3:43 p.m. May 27, 2021 at Wesley Manor.  He was born July 3, 1930 in Frankfort to Charles & Goldie (Warren) Ottinger.  He married Carol J. West on September 15, 1961 in Frankfort and she preceded him in death on November 8, 2013.

Dick was a graduate of Frankfort High School and a lifelong Frankfort resident.  He had worked at Peter Paul and the Clinton House.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.  Dick attended the First Christian Church and a past member of the local union with Peter Paul.  He was a candy maker, sweet roll baker, rib barbecue and sweet eater of any kind.  He loved to laugh and enjoyed his grandchildren immensely.  His children and grandchildren loved him as much as he loved them.

Visitation and Services

Private services will be held.

Survived by:

2 Sons: Darrin (Corinna) Ottinger of Carmel and David Ottinger of Indianapolis, Daughter: Dianne (Ron) Gant of Frankfort, 9 Grandchildren, Emily (John) Warren, Paige Gant, Elizabeth Gant, Tanner Ottinger, Wyndham Gant, Sarah Ottinger, Sydney Ottinger, Sam Ottinger and Bailey Ottinger and 1 Great Grandchild, Guy Warren.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents and spouse, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Ottinger.


Leave your Condolences

7 Condolences for “Richard “Dick” Ottinger”

  1. Christine Biech May 28, 2021 at 9:36 pm

    Sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. Keeping you all in our prayers.

    Christine and Larry Biech (Ed West daughter)

  2. Pete and Pam Randolph May 28, 2021 at 10:00 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts for all your family.

  3. Max and MaryEllen Walker May 29, 2021 at 11:54 am

    So sorry to hear about your dad. We really liked being neighbors with your folks and have a lot of good memories.

  4. Shirley Rosen May 29, 2021 at 2:31 pm

    So sorry for the loss of your Dad! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Pattt Beisner May 29, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    Richard was a wonderful friendly outgoing man. I doubt he ever met a stranger. He was loved by all who knew him and he loved back. He also loved my peach cobbler!

  6. Kimberly J Wiles May 30, 2021 at 2:26 pm

    So sorry for your loss praying for you all.

  7. Gene Skiles June 3, 2021 at 9:38 am

    David, Diane,Darrin and families,
    Sending our love and prayers as you go through this painful heartache. Memories and love will live forever in your hearts. May all that your family has shared bring peace in your time of sadness.
    Gene & Robina

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