February 19, 1934 - September 22, 2013
Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 10 - 11 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church
Saturday, September 28, 2013 11 a.m., Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Caroline Lou Otteson, 79, of Westerville, died Sunday, September 22 in the presence of her loving Family. She was born February 19, 1934 in Alliance, Ohio to Harry and Nettie Mougey. She is survived by the love of her life and husband of 51 years, Pete Otteson. Also surviving are her two daughters, Jennifer Ann Otteson of Westerville and Julie Lynn Otteson of Philadelphia, PA; one sister Marilyn Horning of Alliance; one brother Edward Mougey of Beltsville, MD and eleven nieces and nephews. Carol is also survived by her faithful canine companion to the end, Tyler. Carol’s sisters Evelyn Riley, Eleanor Mougey and Grace Kulieke preceded her in death. Carol was a long time resident of Westerville, OH. She loved animals and flowers and spent many hours enjoying the backyard paradise she and Pete created. A memorial service, officiated by Pastor William Hartfelder, will be held at 11am on Saturday, 9/28 at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Westerville, Carol’s final resting spot in the columbarium. Visitation will be held one hour prior and a luncheon will immediately follow. Carol bravely fought Alzheimer’s and will now rest in a beautiful garden. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org) or the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church columbarium fund (grace43081.org).