Marian E. Ottjes, of Stewartville, Minn., 86, mother of Jim Ottjes, active Indiana Conference laymember and delegate to several General and Jurisdictional Conferences, and mother-in-law of the Rev. Karen Ottjes, pastor of Thorntown United Methodist Church in the North Central District, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 29, at the Sumner Center UMC, in rural Racine, Minn. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Griffin Gray Funeral Home, 201 Third Avenue Northwest in Stewartville, Minn., and one hour prior to the services at the church. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Stewartville, Minn. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. Karen and Jim Ottjes, 1315 W. Grant Street, Thorntown, IN 46071.