Carol Otteson

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February 19, 1934 - September 22, 2013

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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 ( or the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church columbarium fund (


Diane Fosselman - Sep 28, 2013

Wishing you comforting memories and peace.

Dinah Geschke - Sep 26, 2013

Pete, I am very sorry to learn of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Lisa and Jeff Dapoz - Sep 26, 2013

Dear Pete, Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. We are keeping you in our prayers at this difficult time. Love, Lisa and Jeff Dapoz

Kathy Cocuzzi - Sep 25, 2013

So sorry for your loss Pete. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Kathy and David Cocuzzi

Melinda Ulry - Sep 25, 2013

So sorry to hear of your loss, my prayers are with you and your family. God Bless

Adam Maxwell - Sep 25, 2013

Pete: so sorry to hear about your wife’s passing. God bless. Adam and Jayme Maxwell

Julie Colley - Sep 25, 2013

Pete, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Julie and David

Frank Wiseman - Sep 25, 2013

So sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest condolences.
Frank and Regina

Craig Treneff - Sep 25, 2013

Pete, Loraine’s and my thoughts are with you.

Lee Ann Shortland - Sep 25, 2013

So very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family during this time. May God grant you the strength and peace needed.

Michael Heyeck - Sep 25, 2013

Our prayers are with you … Mike & Fernanda Heyeck

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