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Otto B. Kaufman

July 21, 1929 March 1, 2020
Otto B. Kaufman
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Obituary for Otto B. Kaufman

Peoria- Otto B. Kaufman, age 90, of Peoria, passed away at 8:44 AM on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.

Born July 21, 1929 in Piopolis. IL, a son to Joseph and Magdalena Kaufman. Otto honorably served in the United States Army National Guard during the Korean War. On April 1, 1967 he married Mary Miller and together they cherished 47 years until her passing on May 24, 2014. Otto worked for Caterpillar in East Peoria, retiring after 40 years of service. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, enjoyed gardening and cherished the times spent with his family.

Survivors include two daughters: Patty McMullen and Theresa (Mike) Schlosser both of Peoria; one son John (Jennifer) Kaufman of Yorkville, IL; five grandchildren; and one sister Mechtilda Kaufman of McLeansboro, IL.

Otto was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mary, two brothers and one sister.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020 between the hours of 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church with an additional visitation being held 30 minutes prior to mass. Franciscan Friars will officiate and burial with military honors will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials in Otto’s memory may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

6

Mar

5:00 PM 3/6/2020 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/6/2020 7:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Saturday

7

Mar

9:30 AM 3/7/2020 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 3/7/2020 10:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Saturday

7

Mar

10:00 AM 3/7/2020 10:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615
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