USAO News Bureau

OTT, Mrs. Patt (Bernard)

Thursday, July 31, 2003

Services are scheduled on Aug. 6 in Duncan for Mrs. Pat Ott, the sister of USAO's Dr. Richard Bernard, Vice President for Academic Affairs. She died Thursday, July 31, 2003 following a brief battle with cancer.


The funeral is scheduled at 10 a.m. Wednesday Aug. 6, 2003 at the Chisholm Trail Church of Christ on Main Street, under the direction of the Grantham Funeral Home of Duncan. Interment will be in the Duncan City Cemetery.


Mrs. Ott was a longtime resident of Duncan, a gifted musician, teacher and mentor of musicians for many years. She was a 40-year member and past president of the Oklahoma Music Teachers Association, and a member of both the Duncan Music Teachers Association and the National Music Teachers Association.


Mrs. Ott was an active member of the Chisholm Trail Church of Christ, and a dedicated volunteer at the Compassion Health Clinic. She co-authored teaching materials and conducted many workshops for children’s worship programs.


Memorial contributions may be mad to Chisholm Trail Hospice or the Chisholm Trail Church of Christ Building Fund at 1404 W Main Street, Duncan, OK 73533.