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Obituary: Michael Loren Otte, New Whiteland

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Michael Loren Otte

Mr. Michael Loren “Mike” Otte, 56, of New Whiteland, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Bartholomew County.

Michael was born in Mount Carmel, Ill., on Nov. 28, 1957, the son of Leonard and Marilyn (Borcherding) Otte.

On July 2, 1988, in Oil City, Pa., he married Ellie Mae James, who survives.

Mike graduated Seymour High School in 1976. He was a manager at Petsense Inc. of Seymour. Mike loved his pets. He enjoyed playing golf, bowling and spending time with his family.

Mr. Otte also is survived by his children, Michael (Jaime) Reed and William (Kate) Reed; grandchildren, Kyle, Charlotte and Lily; sisters, Susan (Shannon) Allman and Kim (Stan) Dunn; stepbrothers, Jerry Hageman and Thomas Hageman; stepsister, Lori (Jeff) Stuckwisch; stepmother, Mildred Otte; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Voss Chapel, 316 N. Chestnut St., Seymour, with Pastor Mitch Phillips officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, in care of the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family through Voss Funeral Service.

All arrangements have been entrusted to the caring staff of Voss & Sons Funeral Service and Tri-County Crematory in Seymour.

A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com.

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