Sally Fae Bairn, 73 of O'Fallon Missouri passed away after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Ms. Bairn was born in Baraboo, Wisconsin, March 13, 1945 to the late Charles and Susan (nee Reitz) Dehmlow. She was married to Stanley Ottaway and later in life married to Joe Bairn.
Ms. Bairn was a high school graduate and Valedictorian of her high school graduating class. She entered the working world right out of high school when Southwestern Bell Telephone offered her a position with the company. From there she entered the United States Navy and served as an IBM Operator, which she used these skills in many other occupations during her lifetime.
Survivors include a daughter Terri Jo (nee Ottaway) Braun, a granddaughter Kelsey Renee Braun both of O'Fallon, Missouri. She also leaves behind 2 brothers, Charles (Bud) Dehmlow of Portage, Wisconsin, and David Dehmlow of Adams, Wisconsin. One sister, Virginia Ellinger (nee Dehmlow) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A close friend Jeff Pruitt of O’Fallon, Missouri.
Sally Bairn was not just a loving Mother and Grandmother, but also a best friend. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends alike.