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Rebecca M. Ottesen, 58, Brentwood, Cal.

Rebecca M. Ottesen, 58, Brentwood, Calif., formerly of Glendale Heights, died Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Centegra Hospital-McHenry, in the company of family members. 

She was born June 9, 1958, to Robert and Marilyn (Kenyon) Reis in Elgin.

On August 12, 1995, she married Larry Ottesen in Las Vegas.

She graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in education and worked as a substitute teacher.

She loved cooking, sewing, antiquing, bowling, traveling and especially her rescue dogs. She was a former Brownie Scout Troop leader.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Jennifer (Lawrence) Incandela, Crystal Lake, and Danielle Korbus, Santa Cruz, Calif.; her mother, Wonder Lake; a sister, Robin (Arthur) Taylor, Wonder Lake; a brother, Robert Reis, Wonder Lake; and several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her father.

The visitation and funeral were June 17 at Ehorn-Adams Funeral Home, Richmond.

Private inurnment will be at a later date.

Memorials may be made in her name to Crème de la Crème Animal Foundation, 1325 S. Main St., Algonquin, IL 60102.

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