Betty Jane (Fortune) Ott

Betty Jane (Fortune) Ott, 93, of Greenfield, died on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. She was born on Nov. 23, 1921, in Kansas City, Mo., as the daughter of Harry E. and Florence (Rauss) Fortune.  She graduated from Central High School in Kansas City, Mo.  Betty married John L. Ott and they were married for over 63 years.

Betty is survived by her son, Chuck (Carol) Ott of Parker, Colo.; daughter, Kim (Charlie) Johnson of Nineveh, Ind.; sister, Marjorie Jean Reid of Eagle, Idaho; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and four step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry E. and Florence Fortune and husband, John Ott.

There will be no services at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent directly to the Friends of the Hancock County Library, 900 West McKenzie Road, Greenfield, IN 46140.

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Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.