David H. Ottinger

Ottinger D.C., David H.

of Saint Peters, MO, passed away at the age of 81 on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. He is survived by his beloved wife, Catherine Ottinger; his sons, Mark (Renee) Ottinger and Matthew (Danielle) Ottinger; his grandchildren, Alexander Ottinger, Amanda Ottinger, Gabrielle Ottinger, Mitchell Ottinger, and Ellyana Ottinger; his brother, Ronald (Leone) Ottinger; his siblings-in-law, Michael (Sue) Koeller, Delores (Kenneth) Taft, and Denise (Bud) Overall; and his nieces, nephews, other family, and many friends.

David was preceded in death by his parents, Christian Ottinger and Ester (Charles) Ottinger Smith.

David and Catherine married on July 1, 1967, and they celebrated fifty-three wonderful years together. He owned his own chiropractic practice for many years and served his community as a chiropractor for over forty years. Throughout David's life he belonged to a number of philanthropic and masonic organizations such as the Moolah Shrine/Moolah Clowns where he was a former president of the Clowns in 1986, Arca Teocalli #21 the Order of the Quetzalcoatl aka "The Q," Gateway #40 AF & AM Lodges, and he volunteered to serve on the St. Peters Parks and Recreation Board. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Memorial contributions in David's name may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.

Services: The family is served by Baue Funeral Home Cave Springs, 3950 West Clay St., where there will be a Visitation on Tuesday, November 24, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm with Funeral Service to follow at 6:00 pm. Visit Baue.com

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Published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Nov. 22, 2020.
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Cathy I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in my prayers. This has been a terrible year in so many ways
Cathy Bell
November 23, 2020
Cathy, my sympathy to you and your family. Growing up I had good times at the Turner Camp with Dave.
Peggy Holmes
November 23, 2020
My sympathy to your family and loved ones. Dave was our gymnastics instructor at North St. Louis Turner Hall back in the 60´s.
Nadine Arms Biere
November 23, 2020
My sympathy to Cathy and family. Dave was our crazy, fun snake loving Turner Camp Director. "On your way back..." Rest In Peace Dave.
Genie Peimann
November 23, 2020
Cathy, just heard about Doc yesterday. So sorry for you guys. May not get to service as not to comfortable going out by myself at night. Will be thinking about you.
Betty Lindauer
November 23, 2020
Dear Cathy,
I am deeply saddened to hear of David’s passing
May God give comfort and peace to you and your family
and grant eternal peace to David Sending Love and Prayers
Molly O’Reilly Hacke
November 22, 2020