In Memory of




Obituary for Dennis Martin Ottem

Dennis Martin Ottem, age 83, of Baxter, passed away at his home on Thursday, December 27, 2018. Dennis was born on August 19, 1935 in Columbia Heights to James & Adina (Larson) Ottem. He married the love of his life, Judith Olson on May 15, 1954. He served his country in the US Army as a SGT for two years. Dennis was the Captain of the Fridley Fire Department. After retirement, Judy & Dennis raised cattle, north of Remer for 15 years. Dennis enjoyed fishing.
Left to cherish his memory are his sons: Martin (Kathy) of Madison, WI and Darren (Jennifer) of Ironton; grandson, Steven (Candice) Ottem of Coon Rapids; great grandsons, Konnar and Calvin.
Dennis is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Judy; brother, Jack.
A funeral service remembering Dennis will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at 11AM at Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home – BRAINERD CHAPEL. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery.
Caring for Dennis & the Ottem Family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home