Michael Szott, 87

Michael Szott, 87

Michael Szott
1933 – 2020

Michael Szott 87, of Oglesby, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, November 17, 2020 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.

Due to State of Illinois guideline restrictions, a celebration of life will be planned for the spring of 2021. Until then, all are encouraged to wear a mask. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Prey-Mueller Funeral Home in Oglesby.

Michael was born on April 3, 1933 in Chicago, son of Rose Marzetta. He was a graduate of the Loyola University School of Dentistry and was a dentist for over 50 years. Michael married Karen Senica on September 24, 1977 in Oglesby. He was a member of Holy Family Church and St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Michael enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting trap, eating cannoli’s, and listening to Tony Bennet. He also loved German Shepherds and dogs of all kinds.

Michael is survived by his wife, Karen, of Oglesby, a son, Michael Szott, Jr. (Timothy Bresnahan), of Chicago, and a sister, Jean Zolik, of St. Paul, MN.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Rose, and a brother James.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

You may sign the online guestbook and share remembrances at www.MuellerFH.com. Mueller Funeral Home and Crematory 800 First Avenue, Ottawa, IL 61350 815-434-4433