Dr. Todd Douglas Oss, 52, of Sioux City passed away Saturday, September 23, 2023, at a local care center after a long battle with Huntington’s disease.
Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, September 28, 2023, at First Lutheran Church in Sioux City, IA. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, September 27, 2023, from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M. at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be given at www.meyerbroschapels.com.
Todd was born February 1, 1971, in Sioux City, the son of L. Douglas and Janice (Olson) Oss. He graduated from North High School in 1989. Todd pursued his undergraduate studies at Iowa State University and then attended Veterinarian Medical School from 1992-1996. He married Nicki Ketcham on July 13, 1996, in Imogene, Iowa. Todd practiced at the American Animal Hospital in Omaha, NE from 1996-1999. The couple moved to Sioux City and Todd opened the Singing Hills Animal Hospital in 2000. Their son, Nolan Douglas Oss, was born on April 10, 2003. Todd loved everything outdoors, including hunting, fishing, water and snow skiing, snowmobiling, and spending time at the family lake cabin. He enjoyed playing the guitar and drums and was a member of the SooLand RC Modelers, where he enjoyed flying his remote-controlled airplanes, and a member of the Hawkeye Gun Club. Todd mostly enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Todd retired in 2009, due to complications with Huntington’s disease.
Survivors include his wife Nicki Oss of Sioux City; son Nolan Douglas Oss of Tulsa, OK; mother and stepfather: Janice Oss-Bristow and Jack L. Bristow of Sioux City; mother-in-law: Kathyrn Ketcham of Shenandoah, IA; sisters-in-law: Kristi Murphy of Kansas City, MO, Dusti (Jeff) Dalton of Solon, IA, and Mandi (Shawn) Meyer of Grain Valley, MO; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Todd was preceded in death by his father L. Douglas Oss, sister Robin L. Oss, and his father-in-law Jerry Ketcham.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family to further Huntington’s disease research and support as well as support local organizations.