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19 June 2012
Tragedy Tuesday - Former Employee Of This Paper Killed
Former Employe[sic] Of This Paper Killed
Walter Ott, of North Milwaukee, Wis., Has His Skull Fractured
Walter Ott, formerly employed on the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, was killed at Milwaukee, Wis., Saturday afternoon in a ball game. No details of the accident reached here, however, it is known that his skull was fractured. Up until three years ago he was a resident of Fort Wayne. The funeral services were held in Milwaukee and he was buried in the Holy Cross Cemetery.
Surviving relatives are his wife and two children, Lawrence and Loraine; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Ott of near Churubusco; five brothers, Lawrence, Jerry and Roscoe of this city, Nelson of Muskegan, Mich., and Claud who in the Government employ in Panama; four sisters, Mrs. Lillie Arnold, Mrs. Orpha Robinson, Mrs. Anna Kessler and Mrs. Nellie Getz, of this city.
**Fort Wayne Journal Gazette (Indiana), 06 SEP 1919, Pg. 2