In Memory of



Obituary for Carl Otte

Otte, Carl "Big Carl" of Harrison, Ohio. Devoted husband of the late Arlene (nee Lemmel) Otte for 43 years. Best buddy to his darling daughters Mary Sue (Mike) Sandling, Peggy (Dave) Dittgen and Julie (Gary) Bailey. Most fun grandpa ever to Tim (Alisha) Sandling, Shelley (Danny) Johns, Christy (John) Nester, Andy Dittgen, Emily (Kyle) Crowley, Alexis Bailey, Abigail Bailey and his great-grandkids Payton and Aaron Sandling, JJ and Carly Nester, and Lydia and Bruce Johns. Spoiled rotten baby brother of Irma Lewis and Mae (Bob) Gilkey. Loving friend and brother-in-law to Lois Otte, Carol (Orrin) Haberman and Tom (Lynn) Lemmel. Super-special friend to Joanne Riley, Barbara and John Vandermuellen, the Breakfast Club, and pretty much everyone else he ever met. Preceded in death by his parents, Tony and Dell Otte and siblings Dell, Tony, Bette, and Ray. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Passed away on July 18, 2020 at 85 years young. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, July 24th at 12pm at St. John the Baptist Church, 10010 Carolina Trace Rd Harrison, Ohio 45030. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Great Parks of Hamilton County, 10245 Winton Road Cincinnati, OH 45231.