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Lazarus Project

An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

 1974 - N to  Q

   OTTO, Katie M. Diener;  

OTTO.- Katie M. (Diener) Otto, daughter of Menno A. and Barbara (Gingerich) Diener of Arthur, Ill., was born June 4, 1925, near Arthur, and died Nov. 1, 1974, at Springfield Memorial Hospital Burn Center, caused by burns received a week earlier in a gas explosion at home. Her age was 49 years, 4 months and 27 days. On Oct. 17, 19 ?*, she was married to Amos D. Otto of Lovington, Ill., who survives; also 4 sons and 2 daughters, Lewis Eugene, of Lovington, Ill., Mrs. Harvey (Mary) Chupp of Arthur, Edna Mae, Daniel Ray, David Lynn and Paul Joseph at home, and 4 grandchildren; also her parents, 4 brothers, Enos and Ben of Arthur, Joe of Low Point, Ill., Levi of Lovington, 2 sisters, Mrs. Albert (Lena) Mullet, Milford, Ind., Mrs. Ervin (Mary) Miller, Sullivan, Ill. Services were held in the home Nov. 4, 1974, by Mins. Samuel Zook and Dannie Diener, both of Lancaster County, Pa. ln small house by Min. Isaac Diener of Lancaster, and Bish. Chris Kauffman of Mil-ton, Iowa. Burial in Otto Cemetery near Arthur, Ill.
    *[Marriage date was in 1946 From James C. Hostetler database on SAGA, Kidron,OH - tlm]
From: Amish-Mennonite Church, Herold der Wahrheit, January 1975, p. 9
Issue donated by: Chris Yoder, Saugatuck, Michigan
Transcribed by: Thelma Hoover Martin

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