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Marjorie Ann (Lewis) Otto

Marjorie Ann (Lewis) Otto, 83, of Arthur, passed away peacefully at 6:00 a.m. Saturday, January 2, 2021 at the Arthur Home.

Marjorie was born June 15, 1937 in Berwyn, the daughter of William George and Esther Helen Wilson Lewis. She married David Edward Otto in Terre Haute, Indiana on October 27, 1962; he preceded her in death on June 27, 1978.

She is survived by two daughters, Julie Michl and Lesley Banks both of Arthur; two grandchildren, David James Michl of Arthur; Aerielle (Banks) Wood and husband John of Troy; brother, David N.Lewis of Terre Haute, Indiana; sister-in-law, Charlene Gorby of San Antonio, Texas; nieces, Vickie Henry , Jil Utterback, Cindy Strieby; nephews, Mike and Steve Hoffner.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents; husband; special friend, Kenny Lowder; sister, Patricia Kay Lewis Leatherman and husband George; sister-in-law, Patricia Hoffner; and brother-in-law, Jack Gorby.

Marjorie earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Indiana State University. She retired from the Arthur Post Office after 21 years of service. She was the first female city letter carrier in Arthur followed years later by her daughter, Julie. Prior to that, Marjorie drove a school bus for both Eads Bus Service and Miller Bus Service in Arthur. She was a member of the Arthur Southern Baptist Church and a variety of clubs in the Arthur community.

Visitation will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Arthur Southern Baptist Church, 530 N. Vine Street, Arthur. A private family graveside service and interment will immediately follow at the Arthur Cemetery. Shrader Funeral Home, Arthur, is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; American Heart Associations; or American Cancer Society.

Due to recent Covid 19 restrictions, face masks and social distancing are required. Casual attire is also requested.

Those attending the services are asked to please bring their favorite memory.

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