Minerva L. Ottgen, age 92, passed away at Swanton Health Care on Friday afternoon, November 20, 2015. She was born in Swanton on January 29, 1923; one of two children to the late William C. Robinson and Nellie “Opal” (Harding) Robinson. Minerva was united in marriage to Robert E. Ottgen and shared many loving years together until his passing in November of 1988.
Minerva was a talented artist; creating beautiful drawings and sketches as a hobby, along with crocheting. She worked as an accounting clerk and was a member of the Delta American Legion Auxiliary.
In addition to her husband, Minerva was preceded in death by her brother, Clyde V. Robinson in 2012.
Left to cherish her memories are many close neighbors and friends.
In honoring her wishes, a private graveside service will be held at Amboy Cemetery with no public services. Arrangements are entrusted with Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Hwy. 109 in Delta.
Those wishing a show of sympathy are asked to make a contribution to the charity of the donor’s choice in her memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com