Darrell Lee Ottow

Darrell Lee Ottow of East Troy passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, after a courageous fight after undergoing cancer surgery June 27, 2012. He was 83. He was born in Burlington to Burton and Marion (Shields Ottow) Huth and attended East Troy schools.


Darrell was a sergeant in the U.S. Army, and when he returned home was an electrician. He owned Ottow Electric for 47 years. He was a member of the East Troy Fire Department, Auxiliary Police, Civilian Defense Police, American Legion, VFW, Waukesha Gun Club, Triangle Sportsmen's Club since 1957 and the Boy Scouts of America.


Darrell is survived by his children, Debra (Steve) Harrison of Elkhorn, Douglas (Chris) of East Troy and Darrell (Christine) of Lake Geneva; grandchildren, Timothy and Derek Bice, and Jessica and Jason Ottow; step-grandchildren, Jason and Stephanie Thibault, Stacey McCauley, Misty (Harrison) Decker and Stephen Harrison; great-grandchildren, Britianni Ottow, Brianna Bice, Hunter Gellings, Jenna Gellings and Gavin Gellings; step-great-grandchildren, Stephen and Brody Harrison, Brooklyn and Lakyn Decker, and Bryce and Marissa Thibault; a brother, Keith (Ann) Cudahy of Palmyra; and a sister, Merlyn (Jerry) Riggs of Fallon, Nev.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille (Zarnstorff); his mother, Marion (Shields Ottow) Huth; his stepfather, Douglas Huth; and his sister, Carlene (Cooper) Ottow, all of East Troy.


A visitation will be held for Darrell's family from 4 p.m.t o 7 p.m. today, Aug. 28, at Legacy Funeral Services, 2974 Main St., East Troy, with a funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the Triangle Sportsmen's Club in Darrell's name.


Legacy Funeral Services had the honor of serving the family. For more information, call 642-5057 or visit online at www.legacyfuneralservices.com.