A celebration of the life of Lowell Ott, 83-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away April 2 at the Amie Holt Care Center in Buffalo, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, at the Big Horn Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Paulson officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Mr. Ott’s memory may be made to the Buffalo Senior Center in care of Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made at www.harnessfuneralhome.com.
Lowell Ott was born April 2, 1936, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, to Herbert and Anna (Griffith) Ott. He grew up and received part of his education in Doylestown before being drafted into the U.S. Army where he received his GED while serving. After returning from the service, he married Alice Marie Fero on Oct. 15, 1961, in Woodleaf, North Carolina, after which they made their home in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, where he worked in maintenance and construction.
Lowell began coming to Buffalo in the late 1990s to hunt with Triple Three Outfitters. He was later hired to be the camp chef. He and Alice moved to Buffalo in 2004 and remained until his death. Lowell loved to hunt, fish and volunteer. He was active in the Loyal Order of the Moose and Meals on Wheels.
He is survived by his wife, Alice; two sons, Ed and Cheryl Ott of New Braunfels, Texas, and James and Shannon Ott of Buffalo; three brothers, Robert Ott of Grant’s Pass, Oregon, Donald Ott of Longview, New Jersey, and John Ott of Chalfont, Pennsylvania; five sisters, Sylvia Bechtel of Montrose, Pennsylvania, Linda Tweed of Green Lane, Pennsylvania, Nadine Hager of Sterling, Pennsylvania, Susan Schanck of Virginia and Lois Boyington of Florida; two granddaughters, Leslie and Zachary Plummer of Bountiful, Utah, and Sara Ott of Denver. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and four sisters.