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John Jerome Otto

Born:            Sunday, 25th of March 1928
Died:            Monday, 7th of January 2019
Interred:       Friday, 11th of January 2019


   John Otto age 90, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Monday, January 07, 2019 at his home. He was born March 25, 1928 in Perryville, Missouri, the son of the late Berdie (nee Roberts) and John Otto.
   In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Betty Jane (nee Redfern) Otto; an infant son John Paul Otto; sisters Pearl Wilson, and Geraldine Berkbiegler; and a brother Hubert "Bud" Otto.
   He is survived by daughters Norma (Wayne) Adams of Festus; Carol Taylor of Festus; Marilyn Iva (Randy) Moore of Imperial, and Nina Sue (the late Charles) Maggard of Festus; sisters Ruby Renner of O'Fallon, Illinois, and Dorothy Riehn of Arnold, Missouri; brother Thomas Otto; grandchildren Shawn Adams, Amber Mouser, Charlie (Tonya) Maggard, Rebecca (Michael) Bowe, Elisha (Andrew) Stone, Dawn (Jason) Merlenbach, Jason (Robin) Taylor, Rob (Laura) Taylor, Shannon Moore, and Kevin Moore; great-grandchildren Brady Sadler, Lance Mouser, Riley Adams, Nolan Adams, Tanner Maggard, Kassie Maggard, Ivy Maggard, Hailey Bowe, Aden Merlenbach, Alex Merlenbach, Brianna Taylor, Blake Taylor, Jacob Taylor, Austin Taylor, and Brooklyn Taylor; and a great-great-granddaughter Iris Taylor.
   He was a U.S. Army Veteran; retired Millwright having worked at General Cables and Inland Container; and member of the St. Mary, Missouri Masonic Lodge.
   Visitation 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Funeral services 10:00 A.M. Friday, January 11, 2019 at the funeral home, officiated by Pastor Terry Crank. Interment in Cedar Falls Cemetery in St. Francois County, Missouri. Memorials in his memory are preferred to the Alzheimer's Association.

Perryville, Missouri
Festus, Missouri
Cedar Falls Cemetery, St, Francois County, Missour