The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 18, 2013

Robert L. Otto

Published 11-18-13


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, OK — Funeral for Robert L. Otto, 83-year-old Enid, resident will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Garriott Road Church of Christ. Ray Rose will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery under direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.

Robert was born July 28, 1930, in Gettysburg, S.D., and died Saturday, November 16, 2013, at his home in Enid.

In June 1952, he married Mary Grogan, and the couple made their home in Bellflower, CA, where he was serving in the Army. They moved to Enid in 1971.

After his service, he went to work for Speedstar, George E. Failing Co., Public Library of Enid and Garfield County and finally as a security guard at Oakwood Mall.

He was a longtime member of Garriott Road Church of Christ. He was a member of the VFW.

He enjoyed walking at the mall and eating ice cream at Walmart.

He is survived by his daughters, Michelle Adams and husband Warren of Enid, and Cheryl Axleson of Houston, TX.; sons, Steven Otto of Wichita and Carl Otto of Florida; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Alice Caruthers, of Geary, OK; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded by his parents, wife Mary, sons Robert J. Otto and Andy Otto, daughter Anna, one sister and great-granddaughter Amber Briggs.

(Submitted by family)