5-7:00 P.M. Friday, June 11 in Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred.
10-11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 12 in Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred.
7:00 P.M. Friday, June 11 in Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred.
11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 12 in Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred.
Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred.
Walter W. Otterson, age 80, formerly of Kindred, ND died Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at Innovis Hospital, Fargo, ND.
Walter was born on December 18, 1929 in Section 2 of Barrie Township, in rural Kindred, ND to Julius and Theoline Otterson. He was baptized and confirmed at Kindred Lutheran Church where he was a member until his death.
In 1948 Walter graduated from Kindred High School and went on to attend Wahpeton Science School. He served our country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict from 1953-1955. He married Lila Mae Bogart of rural Milnor, ND on June 21, 1959. Walter and Lila Mae made their home on the Otterson homestead where farming and raising cattle was his livelihood. He worked at Kindred True Value from 1980-1988. Walter served for many years as Treasurer of Barrie Township and was on the board at Kindred Lutheran Church. Walter married Avis Nelson November 25, 1994 and moved to Fargo, ND.
Walter is survived by: wife, Avis, three children: Carol Dellinger, Dallas, TX, Ruth Ann Pederson (James), Inver Grove Heights, MN, David (Sheila) Otterson, Blooming Prairie, MN, 6 grandchildren: Blake Dellinger, Dallas, TX, Jennifer Pederson, Daniel Pederson, Inver Grove Heights, MN, Brooke Otterson, Marie Otterson, Trevor Otterson, Blooming Prairie, MN. Step-children; Keith Nelson (Bonnie), Kindred, ND, Kreig Nelson, Fargo, ND, Dale Nelson (Marilyn), Wahpeton, ND, Chad Nelson (Susan), Fargo, ND and Dawn Helle (Steve), Waconia, MN, 6 step grandchildren and 6 step great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his wife Lila Mae Otterson, parents Julius and Theoline Otterson, and brother Arnold Otterson.
Memorials preferred to the Kindred Lutheran Church, Kindred, ND