Martha 'Marty' Otto - Bloomington


BYRON — Martha "Marty" Otto, age 71, of Bloomington, died Feb. 18, 2011, at the Minnesota Masonic Home in Bloomington of Alzheimer's disease.

She was born Oct. 26, 1939, in Byron.

Preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Lydia Tvedt; and stepmother, Josie Tvedt.

She is survived by her sons, Jeff (Rosanne) Otto and Tim (Stacy) Otto; former husband, Roy Otto; grandchildren, Chase, Becky, Brandon, Laura, Kaitie and Amanda; sisters, Maxine Quimby and Shirley (Carl) Wiseman; brothers, George and Lowell (Pauline) Tvedt; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Marty had a lifelong interest in arts and crafts, including paintings, ceramics, restoring antiques, and interior decorating.


A heartfelt thanks to the caregivers at the Minnesota Masonic Home for their 8 1/2 years of special care.

Memorials preferred to the Alzheimer's Association of Minnesota or the church.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of St. Edward, 9401 Nesbitt Ave. S., Bloomington. There will be visitation for one hour prior to the Mass. Entombment will be in Gethsemane Cemetery.

Washburn-McReavy, Werness Bros. Chapel, (952) 884-8145.

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