Dorothy Otting


Dorothy Otting, 79, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at her home in Garden City.

Dorothy Otting, 79, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at her home in Garden City.

She was born July 30, 1934, to Thomas Charles and Urshal V. Davenport Keaton in Muskogee County, Okla.

Mrs. Otting was a longtime office manager for a heating and air conditioning company in Hutchinson. She moved to Garden City in 2012.

On July 15, 1968, she was married to Robert Edward Otting in Stigler, Okla. He died April 19, 1993. Also preceding her in death were her parents, four brothers, and one sister.

Survivors include two sons, Darrell and wife Barb Rains of Garden City, Craig and wife Brenda Otting of Lawrence; three brothers, Vachel and wife Miyoshi Keaton of Garden City, Ron and wife Charline Keaton of Denton, Texas, Mike and wife Carolyn Keaton of Farmington, N.M.; three sisters, Maurice Taylor of Bakersfield, Calif. Juanita Griffith of Woodbury, Minn., Carol and husband Loren Thorpe of New Cambria; four grandchildren, Karisa and husband Rob White, Aubrey and husband Jarrod Spencer, Ethan Otting, Colby Otting; and three great-grandchildren, Brooklyn White, Oliver Spencer and Ava Spencer.

Memorial services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Christ in Garden City.

Graveside services are 1 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Hutchinson.

Calling hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City.

Memorials are suggested to St. Catherine Hospital, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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