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Obituary of Gladys Marjorie Ott
Gladys Marjorie Gascho Ott age 95, formerly of Iowa City, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Westwing Place in DeWitt, IA. Private family services with burial at Memory Gardens have taken place through Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service. A Celebration of Life will be held on August 1, 2020, (times to be announced) Iowa City American Legion Post 17 - 3016 Muscatine Avenue, Iowa City, Iowa. Memorials may be made to: DeWitt Community Hospital Foundation (Westwing Place), Iowa City American Legion Auxiliary or Scott County Hospice. Cards and memorials may be sent to Shirley Stuart, 1739 W 59th Street, Davenport, Iowa or through the funeral home website @ www.gayandciha.com Gladys was born on August 5, 1924 to Dan and Mary (Brenneman) Gascho. Gladys grew up in the Joetown, Kalona and Wellman area attending grade school at the Pacific School. She married Walter (Bud) Ott on October 30, 1946 at The Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They spent the next 10 years living in Wellman then moved to Iowa City where Gladys resided until moving to Davenport in 2013 and to Westwing in October, 2017. Gladys was very active in the Iowa City American Legion Auxiliary serving in all the leadership capacities. Her greatest joy was selling Memorial Poppys at HyVee. She held the title of top seller for many years. Gladys was also a member of First United Methodist Church in Iowa City and a volunteer greeter at Mercy Hospital. Her family includes three children, Shirley (John) Stuart of Davenport, Doug (Sue) Ott of Williamsburg and Phyllis (Randy) Mohr of Olathe, KS; six grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandson as well as 20 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by Bud in 1988, her parents, Dan & Mary Gascho, in-laws, Bill & Ruth Ott; Gladys’s siblings and their spouses, Katie (Noah) Landis, Loretta (Merton) Yoder, Wallace (Edna) Gascho, John (Vera) Gascho, Roy (Dorothy) Gascho and Cleo (Peggy) Gascho; and one niece.