Walter John Otto

  • Visitation:
    Tuesday, January 6, 2015 
    2-4 PM
  • 7-9 PM
  • Funeral Service:  
    Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at  10:00 AM
    St. John the Baptist RC Church, Wading River NY
  • Interment:
    Wednesday, January 7, 2015
    Calverton National Cemetery
    Calverton, New York
  • Service Type: Public


Born: August 22, 1929
Died: December 31, 2014
Age:  85


85 years old died at the Frederick Memorial Hospital early afternoon on Dec. 31, 2014 of complications.

Resident of New Market, MD, and for most of his marriage, Wantagh, NY

Born on the 22nd of August 1929 in Pierce, Nebraska, to the proud parents of Myrtle & Clyde Otto, grew up in NE, MO and KS with 5 siblings: Wayne, Carl, Conard, Aletha, and Billy. Walter, Conard and Billy joined the Navy and insisted on the same ship. Married to Jacqueline M. Glynn on the 5th of September 1953 and had 5 children, Kathleen, John, James, Steven and Maureen.

Walter was Chief Engineer for Sethco Mfg. where he designed and manufactured filtration systems. His many ideas and Patents helped develop Sethco into a multi million dollar corporation.

He was a loving husband and protector of his children, and so many of their friends. His legacy is being loved by everyone who knew him. His easy smile and carefree nature will be missed by all.

He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline, his daughter’s Kathleen and Maureen and their husbands, his son’s John, James and Steven, their wives and 8 grand children.

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Alexander-Rothwell Funeral Home
6447 Route 25A
Wading River, New York 11792

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