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Nora Jean Otten

March 3, 1924 February 4, 2015
Nora Jean Otten
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WASHINGTON – Nora Jane Otten, 90, of Washington passed away at 6:28 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at UnityPoint Health – Methodist. Nora was born on Mar. 3, 1924, in Peoria to Lester and Florence (Childs) Minch. She married Dr. John W. Otten on June 1, 1947, in Washington. He survives. She is also survived by two daughters, Mary Lynn Otten and Janet K. (Todd) Burke both of Washington; two sons, Michael J. (Nancy) Otten of Vestment, Ill., and Kevin (Wendy) Otten of Albuquerque, N.M.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jerry (Pat) Minch of Pekin. She was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Minch. Nora was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and later St. Thomas Catholic Church. A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Father Thomas Henseler will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Cremation rites have been accorded. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Wildlife Prairie Park. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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