Joe D. Otto
                            October 30, 1926 -- December 17, 2020

Joe D. Otto, 57, of Topeka, died at 5:55 am on Friday, December 18, at his
residence. He was born on February 23, 1963 in LaGrange to Daniel M. and
Susan (Yoder) Otto. On September 1, 1988 in Noble County he married
Maryann Fry, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are stepmother,
Elsie Otto of Topeka; six sons, Orlie (Julie) Otto of Topeka, Lyle (Sharlyn)  
Otto of Millersburg, Christy (Martha) Otto of Millersburg, James Otto, Wayne
Otto and Caleb Otto all at home; seven daughters, Loretta (Harvey) Miller of
Ligonier, Edna (Loren) Petersheim of LaGrange, Mary (Jr.) Troyer of Topeka,
Lorene (Lamar) Miller of Topeka, Susan Otto, Waneta Otto and Ellen Otto all  
at home; 11 grandchildren; four brothers, Wilbur (Sarah) Otto of Ligonier,
Christy (Edna) Otto of Topeka, Clyde (Suvilla) Otto of Hillsboro, WI, Cletus
Otto of Topeka; three sisters, Mary Otto and Katie Otto of Topeka, Alma
(Lavern) Miller of Hillsboro, WI.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a
granddaughter; two infant brothers, Clarence and Samuel Otto. Joe was a
farmer and member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after
2:00 pm on Saturday, December 19, all day Sunday, December 20, at the Ura
Miller residence, 7315 W. 200 S., Topeka. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am
on Monday, December 21, the same residence. Services will be conducted by
Bishop Harley Mast and the home ministers. Burial will be in Yoder Cemetery,
Shipshewana. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury is in charge of

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