Otto passed away on August 9th,
2011 with his family by his side. He is survived by his wife wife of 56 years, Inez, 5 children; Cathy (Warren), Donna (Barry), Danny (Verona), Judy (Doug), Gordon (Sarah), 14 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents Otto and Miggi and his only sister Mary Gorsline.
Otto was born in Athabasca, Alberta on September 10, 1927 and at the age of 9 moved to Trail, they subsequently moved to Castlegar where he spent the rest of his life except for the six years in Riondel between 1959 and 1965.
Otto retired from Cominco in 1986 after 43 years of service. Otto was an avid fisherman, card player, and above all else golfer. He was a great mentor and coach to all. He enjoyed his time with family and friends at Christina Lake, Yuma
and his back yard.
Husband, dad, grandpa, great grandpa will always be
remembered and missed.
A Celebration of Otto’s life was held in his backyard last Saturday. The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and paramedics that helped so much the past months and all our friends for their support and generosity.