Patricia Ann Ottaway, 76 passed away on Sunday, February 9th at the Stonehill Care Center following a long battle with cancer.
Patricia (Pat) was born on September 1, 1943 in Sabula, Iowa: the daughter of Eugene and Edith (McMahan) Ottaway. She was married in 1962 and later divorced. She then married Edward Schlueter Jr. in 1988 and was happily married until his death in 2016. They enjoyed traveling together, gambling, and spending time with family and friends.
Pat is survived by her two children; Sue (Ron) Maiers of Holy Cross, IA, and L. Brian (Nancy) Schlueter of Dyersville, IA, grandchildren: Nikki Maiers, Josh Maiers, Damon (Erica) Maiers, Brooke (Greg) Wulfekuhle, Craig (Kim) Schlueter, Kristen Schlueter, and 5 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by Edward’s children, who held a special place in her heart: Edward (Bobbie) Schlueter III, Sherry Roach and Sheila (Ted) Owens all from Rockford IL, grandchildren: Ted Owens, Stephanie Owens, EJ (Megan) Schlueter, Austin Holte, Amy (Chris) Pettit, Lauren (Jason) Wallace and Meagan (Andy) Bishop, and 9 great-grandchildren, as well as, a sister-in-law Mary (Steve) Morarend of Lansing, IA, two brothers-in-law Bob (Cathy) Schlueter of Rockford, IL and Joe Schlueter of Beloit, WI, along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward, her parents, two sisters: Geneva Burckart, and Phyllis Miller, one brother Francis Ottaway, two stepchildren: Roger Schlueter and Sara Mangrum, sister-in-law Dorothy (Junior) Posten, and brother-in-laws: Fred Burckart, Earl Miller, Jimmy and Roger Schlueter.
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