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Thomas Ottesen

Thomas Andrew Ottesen

Friday, January 31st, 1936 - Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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We celebrate the life of Thomas Andrew Ottesen, 82, of Palm Bay, FL. Tom passed away peacefully on January 12, 2019. He was born on January 31, 1936 in Toledo, Ohio to Miriam Seeber and Oscar Ottesen.

Tom served his country for 28 years in the United States Air Force as a Chief Master Sergeant. He continued to work in the defense industry for the Harris and McDonald Douglas corporations after his retirement from the Air Force. Tom loved to play golf and watch sports, especially his beloved Dallas Cowboys. He enjoyed spending time with his family and worshiping with his church family at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

Tom is survived by his wife of sixty years, Marilyn Ottesen; a sister Patricia Ziegler; children Jay Ottesen, Kim Flanagan, Sherri Horton, and Robert Ottesen; seven grandchildren and one great grandson.

Memorial services will be at 1:00 pm Friday, January 18th at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 50 West Strawbridge Ave, Melbourne, FL with full military honors.
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    Friday, January 18th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, January 18th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
    Address
    50 West Strawbridge Ave
    MELBOURNE, FL 32901
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    Officiant
    Father Steve Easterday

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Pat F.

Posted at 08:48am
Dear Family, I am so very sorry about the loss of year dear loved one. May the thought at Job 33:25 give you comfort in knowing that Mr. Ottesen will return to the days of his youth and be able to enjoy life without the infirmities of old age. My sincere condolences to you.
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Linda Slack

Posted at 09:27pm
To the wonderful family of Tom Ottesen, I am glad that I had the opportunity to meet your wonderful husband, Marilyn, and your wonderful father, Jay, Kim, Sherri and Rob bie. He was a joy to visit with; his calm and kind manner made him easy to talk to about any subject. He always made me and I'm sure others, comfortable and at ease in his presence. Keep the loving memories alive; they will be a comfort when you feel sad he is no longer on this earth. He lived a good life and was able to pass on with all of you by his side. My heartfelt condolences to all of you. If there is anything I can do for you to make this time easier, please do not hesitate to reach out. My love and prayers to all of you. Linda Slack
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GREGG MORGAN JR

Posted at 12:41pm
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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Posted at 08:02am
We pray that the Spirit may comfort you and your family in your time of mourning. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you Paul and Anne
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