Feb. 22, 1915-April 21, 2005

MILTON-FREEWATER - Georgia G. Otto, 90, of Milton-Freewater, died Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Evergreen Rehabilitation and Retirement Center.

The funeral will begin at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 26, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Milton-Freewater. Concluding service and interment will follow at the Milton-Freewater Cemetery.

One of three children, Mrs. Otto was born Feb. 22, 1915, at Buhl, Idaho, to John and Emma Baldwin Lowry. She grew up and completed her high school education at Buhl.

In 1937, she married George Terry. They moved to Milton-Freewater and purchased a farm on the old Walla Walla Highway. A short time later they moved into Milton-Freewater where Mrs. Otto worked as a clerk for Umatilla Cannery for several years. She was also a bookkeeper for Otto TV.

Mr. and Mrs. Terry divorced and she married Harold Otto on April 14, 1963 at Milton-Freewater. He preceded her in death in 1973.

She was active in Wesley United Methodist Church and worked in the office for many years. She also did volunteer work at the Day Care Center and worked at the Senior Citizen Center.

Mrs. Otto enjoyed sewing, crocheting and doing crossword puzzles.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Leslie and Sandra Terry of Milton-Freewater; a sister, Vera VanSike of Fairfield, Idaho, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Besides her husband, she was also preceded in death by her daughter, Nellie Terry-Cole, by her parents, and by a sister, Birdie Kennedy.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church or Milton-Freewater Senior Center through Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main St, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862.


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