February 21, 1952 ~ May 24, 2015
Dr. Martin Edward Ottersberg, DVM Born on Feb. 21, 1952, in West Point, Neb., passed away May 24, 2015, in Pueblo, Colo. He married his wife, Jody, on Nov. 29, 1975. Survived by his loving wife, of 39 years, Jody; children, Kylie (Adam) Felzien, Blake (Tina); grandchildren, Madison, Mason and Elle; siblings, Dan, Jeff, Sue (Dennis) Haslinger, Mary (Max) Vermersch, Bill Jr., John, Janet and Steve (Nasha Winters); in-laws, Hoy Sr. and Norma Frakes; brother-in-law, Hoy Jr. (Kathy) Frakes; sister-in-law, Allison (Jon) Budd; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins; and faithful dog, Sam. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Margaret Ottersberg; and brother, Robert. He compassionately cared for family pets for 36 years at his practice, Veterinary Associates, as well as provided his time and expertise to the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo, West Mountain Wildlife Rehabilitation and numerous schools and organizations. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Southern Colorado A's and Model A Ford Club of America car clubs. As a Boy Scout he attained the rank of Eagle Scout. A celebration of his life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 13, at the Nature Center of Pueblo. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.