Gail E. Ottoson

WITCH LAKE, MI. – Gail E. Ottoson, age 75, of 4726 Fence River Rd. passed away on Monday, March 3, 2014 at her home while in the loving care of her family and the Lake Superior Hospice.

Gail was born May 24, 1938 in Sault Ste. Marie, MI the daughter of the late Harold A. and Theressa M. (Lindstrom) Embs. She grew up in Sault Ste Marie and was a graduate of the Sault Ste Marie High School, Class of 1956.

Gail went on to Northern Michigan University and received her bachelor’s degree in teaching in 1960. While at Northern she met Robert B. Ottoson and they were united in marriage on June 24, 1961.

Gail and Robert moved to Warren, MI shortly after their marriage and lived there until Robert’s retirement in 1990 when they moved to Witch Lake. While in Witch Lake, Gail was a member of the First Baptist Church of Witch Lake and the Republic Lions Club.

Survivors include her husband Robert B. Ottoson of Witch Lake, son Stephen (Carol) Ottoson of Warren, daughter Erica (Fred) Mattson of Republic, brother Donald (Gigi) Embs of Cape May, NJ, 3 grandchildren Raymond Gould, Brieanna and Erik Ottoson.

Honoring Gail’s wishes, cremation will take place with no public services to be held.

Gail’s obituary may also be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie .com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.