Joseph V. Otte

Joseph V. Otte of Brewer died on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at Jackson Manor in Jackson, Missouri. He was 95 years old.
He was born February 14, 1925 in St. Mary, a son of Edward A. and Mary M.(Breig) Otte.
He was married to Diana Basler on July 10, 1954, and she preceded him in death on June 7, 2008.
He is survived by his four children, Joseph Otte and his wife Terri of Jackson, Susan Bollam and her husband John of Florissant, Missouri, Donald Otte and his significant other Mercy of Garland, Texas, Ronald Otte of Cape Girardeau; one daughter-in-law, Sue Prifogle of Rushville, Indiana; one step-brother, David Griffard of Perryville; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Pop Griffard; one son, Ernest Otte; two brothers, John Otte, Glen Otte; and one grandson, Alan Otte.
He was a mechanic and farmer. He was a member of Christ the Savior Catholic Church in Brewer. He was a family-oriented father who enjoyed working on the farm and working on automotive and farm equipment.
Graveside services took place Monday, May 4, at Home Cemetery.  Deacon Joe Brindley officiated. Ford and Young Funeral Home of Perryville handled the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Southeast Hospice.