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Joann Lynne Otten

August 18, 1965 October 24, 2014
Joann Lynne Otten
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PEORIA – Joann Lynne Otten, 49, of Peoria passed away at 10:38 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home. Joann was born on August 18, 1965, in Pocahontas, Iowa, to Jon and Helen (Nelson) Cook. She is survived by her parents of Fort Dodge, Iowa; her children, Katie, Luke, Nathan, and Noah all at home; her ex-husband, Mark Otten; her sisters, Jolene Rosebeck of Des Moines, Iowa, and Julie (John) White of West Burlington, Iowa; and two brothers, Jon (Jennifer) Cook of Ammon, Idaho, and Jim (Katie) Cook of Johnson, Iowa. Joann graduated from Central College in Pella, Iowa, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in business. She worked as the admissions director for Bradley University for 21 years. Joann enjoyed sewing and, above all else, going to her children’s sporting events. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Father Dustin Schultz will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, also at the church. An additional visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to an education fund for her children c/o CEFCU. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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