Family raised, couple will re-enter the Peace Corps
DeKALB - After Ray and Jan Ott served in the Peace Corps in the early 1980s, they always swore they'd go back someday. With their two children grown and on their own, someday has arrived.
“We liked it a lot and had a good time, but we wanted to come back and start a family,” Ray said. “That's what we did, but it was always with the intention that once our kids were grown we would join again.”
Jan chimed in that 19-year-old Josh and 22-year-old Sarah have spent their whole lives preparing to see their parents go on another Peace Corps mission.
“They've always been expecting it,” she said.
The Otts will report for training in Los Angeles in early June. After three days, they will fly out to Western Samoa in the South Pacific, w