Daniel M. Otto
August 1, 1928 -- January 29, 2019
Daniel M. Otto, 90, of Topeka, died at 9:15 pm on Tuesday, January 29, at his
residence. He was born on August 1, 1928 in Middlebury, to Milt S. and Mary
(Troyer) Otto. On April 28, 1952 he married Susan Yoder; she died September
5, 1986. On March 28, 1996 in Shipshewana, he married Elsie Miller; she
survives. Survivors in addition to his second wife are three daughters, Mary
Otto and Katie Otto both of Topeka, Alma (LaVern C.) Miller of Hillsboro, WI;
five sons, Wilbur (Sarah) Otto of Ligonier, Christy (Edna Fern) Otto of Topeka,
Clyde (Suvilla) Otto of Hillsboro, WI, Joe (Mary Ann) Otto and Cletus Otto
both of Topeka; 47 grandchildren, 78 great-grandchildren; brother, Fred Otto
of Dalton, WI; two sisters, Edna Wingard of Shipshewana, Mary Otto of
Topeka; three sisters-in-law, Edna Otto of Dalton, WI, Ruth Ann Otto of
Middlebury, Mary (Levi) Miller of Topeka; brother-in-law, Daniel Bontrager of
LaGrange. He was preceded in death by his first wife; parents; two sons,
Clarence and Samuel Otto; two great grandchildren; four brothers, Jerry,
Perry, Vernon, and David Otto; eight sisters, Katie Yoder, Wilma Frey, Fannie
Lambright, Lizzie Bontrager, Elmina Yoder, Elma Lambright, Anna Lambright,
and Clara Otto. Daniel was a farmer and senior Bishop in the Old Order
Amish Church. Visitation will be after 2:00 pm on Thursday, January 31 and
all day Friday, February 1 at the Ura Miller residence, 7315 W. 200 S., Topeka.
Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Saturday, February 2, also at the Ura
Miller residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Harley Mast and the
home ministers. Burial will be in Bontrager Cemetery, Middlebury.
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is handling the arrangements.
~ ~ ~ ~ Online Condolences ~ ~ ~ ~
Thinking about your large family and sending my sorrow in your loss. I am
Daniel's 1st cousin. Ed Otto is my dad.
From: Margie Otto Meyer and spouse Jack
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Clyde, Cletus our Deepest Sympathy in the loss of your father. We always
enjoyed bringing guests to the Hickory Rocker shop to visit and show our
guests your beautiful work. We will lift your families in prayer during this
difficult days ahead.
From: Treva Swarm and Marcia Miller