Kathy Lynn Dooley Ott
Kathy Lynn Dooley Ott, 48, of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away July 27, 2013 at her home under the care of her family.
She was born February 27, 1965 in Hamburg, Iowa, daughter of Lee and Betty Dooley. She attended school in Shenandoah and Creston, Iowa and graduated from Creston High School. She attended Southwestern Community College and received Nursing Assistant certification in 1983.
Kathy was a member of the Jaycees of Creston. She was a “sports mom,” a cheerleader in highschool and a member of the Orient United Methodist Church. Kathy loved her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed haunted houses, watching thunderstorms, attending sporting events, fishing and crafting.
Kathy is survived by her parents of Olathe, KS, her daughter Jessica Peterson and husband Nels Jr, Gardner, KS, sons Colby and Brandon Ott, Ottawa, grandchildren Katelynn, Nels 3rd , Zakary, Jocelynn Peterson of Gardner and Ryan and Justin Ott of Ottawa, sisters Cindy Chambers and husband, Greg of Helena, MO, Sandy Buzick and husband, Brady of Olathe, and Pam Minenna and husband, Tony of Olathe and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her ex-mother-in-law, Ruth Ott, Orient, Iowa and her best friend and ex-husband, Joseph Ott, also of Ottawa. She leaves behind her beloved cats, Suzi Q and lil Bear. A special thank you to Joseph Ott for taking good care of her the last 3 years of her illness.
Kathy was preceded in death by her grandparents, Uncle Don Roof, Aunt Phyllis Schafner and her beloved poodle, Brittney.