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Frankey D. Otto

Lewistown – Frankey D. Otto, 81, of Lewistown, passed away at 2:20 AM on Monday, December 16, 2019 at The Loft in Canton. He was born on April 11, 1938 in Mason County, IL to William “Fred” and Edna “Ellen” (Adkins) Otto. He married Coleen Pierson on August 30, 1984 in Havana, IL. She survives.

Also surviving are eight children, Chuck (Lisa) Otto of Pekin, IL, Frank (Carol) Otto of San Jose, IL, Thomas Otto of New Holland, IL, Joann (Jose) Flores of San Jose, IL, Jeannie (Ron) Baughman of Smithfield, IL, Lila Putman of Bryant, IL, Bobby (Bob) Hall of Lewistown, IL, and Ida (Terry) Mcbride of Bryant, IL; nineteen grandchildren; numerous Great and Great-Great Grandchildren; Two brothers, William Otto of Havana, IL and Rick Otto of Springfield, IL; six sisters, Wanda Rouse, Nancy Hallmark, Doris Johnson and Sheliah Jones all of Havana, IL, Mary Henderson of Morton, IL and Karen (Jim) Dyas of Springfield, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two children, Johnny Otto and Jim “Cookie” Cook; one grandson, two Great-Great Grandchildren; and four brothers, Donald, Johnny, James, and Scotty Otto.

Frankey worked For Caterpillar Inc. for over 30 years. He enjoyed square dancing, outdoors, camping, and woodworking.

A Celebration of Life and Burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown, IL will be held at a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Memorials may be made to Lewistown Fire & Rescue or National Kidney Foundation. To leave online condolences you may go to



  • Lorenda Spilker

    Reply December 17, 2019 9:32 am

    Our deepest sympathy to the Otto family. Bobby and Ida our hearts break for you both. But, please know God is watching over you and your entire family. Everyone is in our thoughts and prayers. Lorenda and Alvin Spilker.

  • Connie and Bill Ogden

    Reply December 17, 2019 3:46 pm

    So sorry to see of Franks passing, Thinking about you Coleen and the family Prayers for the Family

  • Kevin & Renee Smith

    Reply December 17, 2019 4:29 pm

    Coleen, Chuck, Lisa, Ryan , Andrew and the rest of the Otto family our deepest sympathies go out to you with Franks passing. He was a really nice guy who was loved and adored by all. Sending much love, hugs and prayers during this time.

  • Cherie Wells Hartness

    Reply December 17, 2019 5:28 pm

    My deepest sympathy! I have many fond memories of Uncle Frank when we were growing up. May you find peace during this difficult time.

  • Thomas Otto

    Reply December 17, 2019 6:54 pm

    Will miss you Dad!!

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