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“I enjoyed spending time with Ed both personally and professionally during our time with GATX in Chicago and offer prayers of strength for his family. ”
1 of 41 | Posted by: Jim Lelio (USNA '87) - Houston, TX

“So sad to hear of Ed's passing. His sense of humor made prototype training in Idaho so much more enjoyable. My family sends our deepest sympathy. ...Read More »
2 of 41 | Posted by: Bret Pasiuk - Severna Park, MD

“Dear Becky, Our deepest condolences to you, Alex and Megan. Our many thoughts and prayer are with all of you during this very sad time. Ed was such...Read More »
3 of 41 | Posted by: Craig and Lynn Funke - Palos Park, IL

“Ed was a classmate / company-mate of mine at the Naval Academy. The last I saw Ed was at our 20 year reunion. That was the first I had seen him...Read More »
4 of 41 | Posted by: Todd Moore - Norfolk, VA

“Megan, I was so sorry to hear about the death of your father. May the memories you shared bring smiles to your face as you journey through this...Read More »
5 of 41 | Posted by: Pam McGowan - Rochester, IL

“Rebecca & Family, I just found out today about the loss of Ed. I am so sorry to hear of his loss. Ed hired me at Kinder Morgan over 4 yrs ago. He...Read More »
6 of 41 | Posted by: Cindy Downs - Dyer, IN

“Ron Lynn and Lynae want to express how much we will mis such a wonderful man. Rebecca we love you. ”
7 of 41 | Posted by: Lynn Heintz - New Lenox, IL

“I am very sorry to hear about my friend Ed Bott's passing. We were class mates at the Navel Academy He was brilliant & gifted in many ways. He...Read More »
8 of 41 | Posted by: Randy Reyes - Baltimore, MD

“Ed was a great friend I held him in the highest regard while we were together at the Naval Academy. I am very sorry he was taken from his family so...Read More »
9 of 41 | Posted by: Jeff Ellsworth - Thousand Oaks, CA

“Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. ”
10 of 41 | Posted by: Chasity Steel-Williams - IL

“Many fond memories of Ed from Annapolis and although our paths haven't crossed in 24 years I remember those days like it was yesterday. The Navy...Read More »
11 of 41 | Posted by: Mark Springer - Williamsburg, VA

“As you turn to God through your tears and sorrow, bear in mind, “He is the healer of the brokenhearted ones”. (Ps.147:3)C Johnson ”
12 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“So very sorry to hear about Eddie. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family. ”
13 of 41 | Posted by: Walter & Dolores Welninski - IL

“I will always remember Eddie fondly, and the fun we had growing up in our Grace Street neighborhood. My deepest sympathies go out to Ed's family ”
14 of 41 | Posted by: Juli Hoppensteadt - Galena, IL

“I am saddened to hear of Ed's passing. My prayers are with him and his family. I have worked with Ed for the past three years on special projects. ...Read More »
15 of 41 | Posted by: Mike Bima - Peoria, IL

“A gentle, quiet soul whose desire was to make others happy out of his love for them. His daily "Good Mornings", will be missed, but memories of his...Read More »
16 of 41 | Posted by: Mary E. CTC

“Eddie will be missed by all that new him. My condolences to Rebecca and Alex, Megan. ”
17 of 41 | Posted by: David Swider - Conway, AR

“My deepest sympathies. I will always remember Eddie fondly from our fun Grace Street neighborhood days. ”
18 of 41 | Posted by: Juli Hoppensteadt - Galena, IL

“Sorry for your loss. I worked with Ed at the Chicago kinder Morgan. ”
19 of 41 | Posted by: Greg - schererville, IN

“Ed was a great classmate at the Naval Academy and a dear friend. He will be missed. ”
20 of 41 | Posted by: Scott McFadden - Charlton, NY

“I met Ed my second year at the Naval Academy. I remember him as a fun mischievous soul, that was fun to be around but mature enough to look up to. ...Read More »
21 of 41 | Posted by: Jay CRabtree - Richmond, VA

“Eddie was always a great family friend to the Swiders and to the Grace street family. All of us will miss you. ”
22 of 41 | Posted by: Steven Swider

“We are so sorry to hear this sad news, Ed was always there when we where growing up. So many great memories, he will be dearly missed. ”
23 of 41 | Posted by: Tom an Jane Swider - IL

“All the neighborhood friends looked up to Eddie growing up. He will be missed. Deepest sympathies to his family ”
24 of 41 | Posted by: Pete Welninski - Wheaton, IL

“My family's thoughts and prayers go to the family of Ed Bott. I have nothing but great memories of Eddie , he will be missed. ”
25 of 41 | Posted by: Steve Swider - Berwyn, IL

“Becky, I worked with Ed and I am sure you were most likely around when I was on the phone with him on wekkeds in the fall as we were fantasy football...Read More »
26 of 41 | Posted by: Slaten Finger - New Orleans, LA

“Bedcky, I am, truly sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.Michael Barron ”
27 of 41 | Posted by: Michael Barron

“Remembering all the good times at our Grace St. block parties. Prayers go out to your family. ”
28 of 41 | Posted by: Lesniak Family - Grace St.

“Hi Becky, My deepest condolences in the lost of yur husband. Words simply are not enough but I'm sending you a great big hug!!! My thoughts and...Read More »
29 of 41 | Posted by: Brenda Graham at Freborn & Peters - IL

“My prayers are with Ed and his family. May God grant you the strength to get through this difficult time. ”
30 of 41 | Posted by: Manny Garcia - Mokena, IL

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. ”
31 of 41 | Posted by: Annie Caesar - Sldell, LA

“Ed was a loved boyhood friend of me and many others. My prayers and sympathy go out to his family. ”
32 of 41 | Posted by: John A. Penman - Addison, IL

“My prayers go out to Ed's family. Ed was a unique and genuine friend who had a special way of touching lives.Ed, I will miss you! ”
33 of 41 | Posted by: Jim HOPPENSTEADT - Downers grove, IL

“Ed was a great friend. We worked together on a big project while he was at Kinder, where I grew to have great respect for his skill and his...Read More »
34 of 41 | Posted by: Matt Koupal - Naperville, IL

“I worked side by side with Ed for several years in Bedford Park and remained friends with him since early last decade. I was deeply saddened to hear...Read More »
35 of 41 | Posted by: Paxton King - La Crosse, WI

“Ed and I got to know one another over the past few years as we both traveled to New Orleans for quarterly business meetings and stayed at the same...Read More »
36 of 41 | Posted by: Gene Gstohl - Palatka, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss. Please join me in drawing comfort from Jesus' words recorded in the Bible at John 5:28,29 where he will soon awaken ones...Read More »
37 of 41 | Posted by: John - Baltimore, MD

“Sorry to hear the news, growing up with Eddie always hanging around the house on Grace st. was always fun. My thoughts and prayers are with his...Read More »
38 of 41 | Posted by: Brenda (Swider) Jabon - IL

“Remebering the kind person with the nice, warm smile along Beckys side at special occasions. Very nice guy. Sorry for your loss Becky and family. You...Read More »
39 of 41 | Posted by: amy roy - crown point, IN

“Ed is great guy and will be missed by all who knew him. I truly wish i got together with him more. ”
40 of 41 | Posted by: John Davies - Oak Lawn, IL

“I'm proud to say that Ed considered me one of his friends. He will be missed dearly. ”
41 of 41 | Posted by: Joseph Pozzi - Burr Ridge, IL

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Edward "Ed" J. Bott

Age 45, of Mokena, IL., passed away suddenly on Friday, March 1, 2013. Beloved husband of Rebecca Bott nee LaMontagne; loving father of: Alex and Megan Bott; cherished son of: Alice Bott nee Van Jacobs; and dear brother of Eric Bott. He was preceded in death by his father Henry Bott. Also survived by his adoring Beagles: Remington and O'Malley. Ed attended the US Naval Academy and enjoyed spending weekends at his lake house. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Rd., New Lenox, IL., 60451 on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 3:00 PM until time of Military Service at 8:00 PM. Interment private. Please omit flowers.