Richard L. Otten - 84

2/1/1933 - 12/19/2017

Byron, IL

Richard L. Otten, 84, of Byron, died Tuesday December 19, 2017 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon. He was born February 1, 1933 in DeKalb, IL the son of Henry & Ethel (Long) Otten. He married Margaret Mennenga Long on July 2, 1955; she died in 2013. He served his country with the Army during the Korean War. He worked at the Conover Piano Factory for many years and then for Dean Dye furniture company. He was a Packer and St. Louis Cardinal fan, enjoyed woodworking and selling at flea markets and Autumn On Parade. Richard was a family man and enjoyed spending time with them. He will be dearly missed. Survived by children, Rusty (Linda) Long of Oregon and Jeanie (Chuck) Heng of Byron; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; and siblings, Frank, Betty, & Mary.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday Dec. 22, 2017 in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, preceded by a visitation beginning at 1:00 PM. Pastor Michael Hoffman of Oregon Church of God will officiate. Burial in Ebenezer Cemetery, rural Oregon. At Richard's request, casual dress is encouraged. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

Visitation:

Friday 1:00-2:00 PM at FHG--Oregon

Service:

Friday 2:00 PM at FHG--Oregon

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