Shirley M. (McKenna) Otto

Shirley M. (McKenna) Otto


Shirley Marie Otto, 61, passed away Saturday, March 23, 1996, at her home in Britt, Iowa.

Shirley was born August 28, 1934, in Livermore, Iowa, the daughter of Tom and Maude (Martin) McKenna.  She was baptized at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Livermore, Iowa.  She attended Livermore public school.  After completion of school she lived in Oklahoma and worked as an X-ray technician.  She then moved to Minnesota, where she met and married Kenneth Otto on October 15, 1955.  They lived in Livermore, Iowa and moved to Kanawha, Iowa, where they lived for 30 years raising their family.  Shirley has spent the past three years in Britt.  She was a member of the Lutheran Church circle.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Kenny Otto; her children, Vanetta Molencamp and her husband, Mickey of Garner, Iowa; Peggy Miller and her husband, James of Britt, Iowa; Thomas Otto and his wife, Deb of Kanawha, Iowa; Timothy Otto and his wife, Mary of San Antonio, Texas; Greg Otto and his wife, Terri of Wausau, Wisconsin; Nancy Gilbert of Clear Lake, Iowa; fifteen grandchildren; one great-grandchildren; one brother, John McKenna of Angola, Indiana; one sister, Marilyn McKenna of Garner, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sister – Helen Peterson and Delores Uhlenhake, two brothers – Herbert McKenna and Richard McKenna.

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