Marion G. 'Mert' Ott

Date of Death: 8/26/2019

Marion G. “Mert” Ott

September 19, 1926 – August 26, 2019

Marion G. “Mert” Ott, 92, Altoona, went to be with the Lord on Monday.

Marion was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of the late Allen and Norenna (Hale) Wineland. On June 29, 1974, she married Lawrence J. Ott who preceded her in death on November 10, 2006.

She is survived by a daughter, Jolene Gerlach (Thomas) of Altoona; a granddaughter, Winter Rose Gerlach; two nieces: Marjorie Stacey and Judith Fraley and a nephew, Zane Crider.

She was preceded in death by sisters: Flo Ickes, Edith Ickes, Dorothy Walters and Joy Norton; and two brothers: Paul and Jack Wineland.

Marion retired from Altoona Shoe Factory after 25 years of service. She also worked as a senior companion for Blair Senior Services for 26 years.

She was a founding member and was very active in Altoona Bible Church.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home, Inc.

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