Howard W. Gott, 74
Howard W. Gott, 74, of Otsego, passed away Monday, April 4, 2016, at Wings Home in Allegan after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.
Howard was born Aug. 13, 1941, in Detroit to Howard and Dorothy (Kerr) Gott and was raised most of his life in Grand Rapids.
A veteran of the United States Army, having served in Germany, he was a member of the Dads 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; and 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, 530 Linn St., Allegan, MI 49010.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.