James Eugene Ottenbreit passed away suddenly following a heart attack doing what he enjoyed, Golfing in Sun City West, Arizona on March 27, 2013 at the age of 58 years.
Jim was born in Revelstoke on March 11, 1955; he made this his lifetime home. He is well remembered and respected for his years of dedication with his construction company, Jim’s Stucco and Drywall. He worked hard and played hard, his favorite sports being golf, bowling, skiing, hockey, hunting, fishing, but most of all lived to play baseball, and was a great friend to all.
The Mass of Christian Burial was held from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Saturday afternoon, April 6th, at 1 p.m. with Father Aaron de Dios the celebrant. The eulogy was shared by his children, Diane and Darren. Interment followed in Mountain View Cemetery with pallbearers, Mike Loukopoulos, Peter Bernacki, Stewart Defeo, Albert Van Goor, Robert Menzies, Russell McKenzie, George Marshall and Larry Parsons. A reception, catered by the Catholic Women’s League, followed back at the rec center, allowing time to share memories with family and friends, including the presentation of a DVD.
Jim was predeceased by his parents, John and Mary Ottenbreit. He leaves his loving family, wife, Sharon, daughter Diane (Stephen) Bull of Revelstoke; son, Darren of Invermere, two grandchildren, Lane and Mackenzie Bull; sisters, Margaret Menzies of Williams Lake, Josephine Hawker (Don) of Revelstoke and brother David (Deenie) of Revelstoke.
Email condolences may be sent to Jim’s obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com
Funeral arrangements were in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.