Welcome to the memorial page for

Joan C. (Deck) Ott

February 21, 1931 ~ June 13, 2017 (age 86)

Joan C. Ott, 86, of Albion, passed away at 12:45 p.m. on June 13, 2017 at her home.

Born in Churubusco on February 21, 1931, she was a daughter of George and Elmira Mae (Rollins) Deck. She spent her formative years in Churubusco.

Joan was married on September 30, 1950 to Howard Ott. The couple moved to Noble Twp. Near Merriam. He preceded her in death on September 16, 1998

She retired from Monsanto in Ligonier.

Joan is survived by two sons, Robert (Lois) Ott of Cromwell and Lawrence (Rochelle) Ott Sr. of Sherwood, AK; a daughter Janet (Leland) Meroney, Jr. of Merriam; eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents she is preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Deck, Warren Deck, Sr. and Ralph Deck; two sisters, Marceil Foote and Joyce Tompkins.

Visiting hours will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM., or one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Services will begin at 10:30 AM, at Cornerstone Wesleyan Church, Merriam, on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Burial will follow at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the family C/O Sheets & Childs Funeral Home.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Family C/O Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street, Churubusco IN 46723
Tel: 1-260-693-2907

 Service Information

June 15, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sheets and Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Funeral Service
June 16, 2017

10:30 AM
Cornerstone Wesleyan Church, Merriam
4304 S. Oak Street
Albion (Merriam), IN 46701

Interment following funeral service
June 16, 2017

Christian Chapel Cemetery
U.S. 33 just east of State Road 9
Merriam, IN 46701

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