McPHERSON–Kevin John Otter, 54, of McPherson, Kan., passed away at 4:45 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 peacefully, at his home.
Otter was born in Norton, Kan. on Jan. 22, 1964, a son of Charlotte T (Kreutzer) and Conrad A. Otter, of McPherson, Kan.
Otter attended the public schools in Hays, Kan. and McPherson, Kan..
He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church McPherson, Kan.. Otter was baptized on Jan. 22, 1964 by Rev. E.J. Sanders.
Otter worked for Kentucky Fried Chicken of McPherson and Disability Supports of the Great Plains of McPherson where he was head paper shredder.
Otter lived in New Almelo, Kan. from birth to 1970 when he moved to McPherson, Kan.. He loved participating in the Kansas Special Olympics, going to Worlds of Fun, jet skiing, listening to Johnny Cash, watching The Three Stooges and Happy Days. He also enjoyed slipper slides, and was a big connoisseur of Pepsi!! Kevin always said “I’m lucky”. He has been in care of the service provider Disability Supports of Great Plains.
He is survived by his parents, Conrad and Charlotte Otter, of McPherson, Kan.; his sister, Dianne Wilson and husband James, of McPherson, Kan.; his brother, James Otter and wife Cindy, of Pittsburg, Kan.; his nieces and nephews, Sean Wilson and wife Jennifer, Matthew Wilson and wife Amber, Kimberlie Hoover and husband Kelly, Amy Barrow and husband Gregg, Joseph Otter, Jillian Otter, and Jacob Otter; seven great-nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Kevin was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas Anthony Otter and Timothy Wayne Otter; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bonnie Kruetzer and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Otter.
Visitation and Rosary will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 from 5 to 6:30 with Rosary at 7 p.m. all at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, McPherson, Kan..
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, McPherson, Kan., at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 with Fr. Ben Shockey officiating.
Graveside services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery, New Almelo, Kan. at 4 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.
wIn lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Disabilities Support of the Great Plains or the St. Joseph’s Cemetery Fund of New Almelo and they can be sent in care of the Glidden – Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Euclid Street; McPherson, KS 67460.