Howard Gott

Howard Gott


Howard W. Gott of Otsego, Michgian, passed away Monday, April 4, 2016 at Wings Home in Allegan after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Howard was born August 13, 1941 in Detroit to Howard and Dorothy (Kerr) Gott and was raised most of his life in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A veteran of the Army, having served in Germany, he was a member of the Dad’s of Foreign Service Veterans Post #56, Otsego Moose Lodge #345, Allegan Eagles #2315 and South Haven American Legion Post #49. Howard and Terri spent many winters in Florida and loved traveling, going for rides and just enjoying being together.

On July 31, 2009 in Allegan he married Terri (Goodacre) Gott, who survives. Also surviving are three sons, Chip (Summer) Gott, Brian (Marie) Gott and Fred (Deb) Cooper; five grandchildren, Tiffany, Brian II, Terner, Tagg and Jett Gott; brother, Robert (Martha) Gott; sister, Margaret (Robert) Vestal; brother-in-law, Robert Goodacre; many nieces and nephews.

Howard was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Judy; and a sister Maxine Horton.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.

Donations in Howard’s memory may be made to Wings Home, c/o Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn St., Allegan, MI  49010.

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  1. Larry & Kathi Fuss says:

    So sorry to hear of Howard’s passing!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. Bob and Joyce Bloom says:

    Terri, so sorry to hear about Howard. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Ron and Ruth Young says:

    We are very sadden by this news. Terri, May God give you His peace. May you come to know the Lord as your everlasting light, that will shine on your pathways in this life. ((Hug))

  4. Tim Reed says:

    Terri and Family, I am very sorry to hear of Howard’s passing. I truly cherished the time we worked together. He made a very positive and lasting impression on me. Rest in Peace Howard.

  5. Tom Niemi says:

    Sorry to hear this Chip, best thoughts to you and your family.

  6. Ron and Nancy (Rice) Feniger says:

    Teri, so sorry to hear about Howard. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family at this sad time.

  7. Joyce mohrland says:

    So sorry for your loss. Worked with Howard many years at Parker. Always so kind and helpful. R.I.P Howard.

  8. Lee and Diane Boysen says:

    So sorry to hear of Howard’s passing. Sending prayers and our sympathies to all of the families and friends.

  9. Gary&Jan Zajac says:

    Terri, We are so sorry to hear of Howard’s passing. We love you both and we think about you both so much. Please know we’re thinking about you all the time, hope to see you soon.

  10. Brenda and Mel Fargo says:

    Sending our love and prayers to you Terri.

  11. Phil & Linda Senkus says:

    Our sincere condolences to Terri and to the Gott family….RIP Howard

  12. Kandie Wood says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Terri. Transition is not an easy thing to go thru. Take good care of your self.
    My sympathies to your whole family.

  13. Dan & Julie Andrus says:

    So sorry to hear of Howard’s passing. Our condolences to the family.

  14. ken and kathy smith says:

    Terri, your in our prayers and thoughts at this time of Howards death .Sympathy to you and your family God Bless.

  15. Sandra Casey says:

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers going up for you.

  16. Mike and Suzanne Grimmer says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  17. Don & Sherry Hurlbut says:

    So sorry to hear of Howard’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  18. Randy Taft says:

    Sorry for yor loss. Thoughts and prayers.

  19. Penny Pulver Baker says:

    OH NO TERRI! I AM SO SO SORRY! I DID NOT KNOW! You both were so goofy over each other. You were fun to watch. My sincere condolences.

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