Carroll Fredrick Ottinger

Funeral services for Carroll Fredrick Ottinger, 91, Lawrence, will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Cremation will follow the service.

Mr. Ottinger died Monday, June 24, 2019, at LMH Health.

He was born February 13, 1928, in Lawrence, the son of Fredrick LeRoy and Agnes Evelyn Barnes Ottinger.

Mr. Ottinger served in the Air Force during WWII and worked as a senior mechanic at Farmland Industries. Other jobs included Sunflower Ammunition Plant, Lawrence Bakery, a firefighter and carpenter. He enjoyed collecting HO scale model trains and was a member of the Lawrence Model Railroad Club, Indian Hills Church of God, Country Community Church, the NRA, and Good Sam Club. He was a dedicated veteran, contributing to many organizations.

He married Doris Joyce Volkman, May 7, 1955. They celebrated 64 years together. She survives of the home.

Survivors include daughters, Linda Marie Ottinger-Dopp and husband David Dopp of Lawrence, Janet G. Foster of Lawrence; brother, Marvin Ottinger and wife Aurora of Atchison; granddaughters, Erica Kellerman of Lawrence, Ashley Foster of Lawrence; great grandson, Hudson Foster; and his beloved dogs, Precious, Cashew, and Ottie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings, Harold Dean Ottinger, Ruby Rodriguez, Martha Watson, Mayme Hicks, Betty Elliott, and Robert Ottinger.

Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Lawrence Model Railroad Club, sent in care of the funeral home.

Following the service, the family will be having a funeral reception at the Douglas County Fair Grounds in the Flory Building from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Messages & Condolences

From Kelly Cooper...

So sorry for your loss! “Uncle” Carroll will always hold a special place, in my heart ! As well as,all of you !!! 💞

From Jim Turner...

So very sorry to hear this news….my thoughts and prayers to the entire family… I will miss talking with him about trains and everything….

From Ho Soo and Eunice Foster Lee...

Our deepest sympathies to all the family at the loss of Mr. Ottinger. He was a very kind and sweet man. I pray God will give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Love to all of you.

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